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they are 20 by which time they are expected to go and catch an
antelope to show they can provide for a wife. The women then sat
around making jewellery from ostrich eggs, seeds and porcupine
quills. Leaving there we routed to a campsite and on the way saw a
rock monitor lizard about 3 to 4 foot long and 3 wart hogs( they can
kill a dog with their tail!). Parked in one of the camps we had used
before and again it was very ...
Rose our usual time, before dawn. That's not normal for us, is it! Had tea in bed watching the sun rise
Arno drove us down to the car which had been parked lower than the camp, as the road up is too steep and sandy for a 2 wheel drive. When we'd loaded up I noticed the other front tyre was flat. Well, not flat but low, so Arno pumped it up so we could drive to a tyre repair place about 240km away.
Set off with a ...
... drought for something like 14 years and this has also hindered the homing process. Penda, our Anatolian crossbreed, has smaller puppies so we place these in communal areas where farmers are poorer and times are tougher. The drought has made matters a whole lot worse as there isn’t any water in the Hereroland area so a lot of farmers have sold their herds or moved them far away. Farmers who have been waiting up to four years for a puppy finally find their ...
... springbok, kudu, and lots of warthogs.
Dinner was a delicious cookout over the fire, followed by stargazing. It's actually not all that cold at night here -- it'll be much colder in the south -- but being sick makes it feel freezing. I'm wearing every layer I have and have set up a thermal liner, sleeping bag and blanket setup in my tent. Hopefully it will keep me warm enough to allow me to get some sleep and shake this cold once and for all.
... more farmers who are ready for a dog!
Penda’s puppies are much smaller but no less trouble J They should also have been re-homed already but hopefully they’ll be gone in a week or so. We have to find good farmers to place them with and I also have two unsprayed females whom I now need to find good homes for with farmers who are willing to join our breeding programme… But I’m sure all will be well. I’ll keep you ...