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... as we followed the porcupines with our
torches which then reflected back at us from all the hyenas’ eyes in the
darkness. We had heard them during dinner but had no idea they were that close.
Soon after that we were all off to bed. We have another big
day planned with breakfast at 6.00am and on the road by 6.30am. We are looking
for cheetah, black rhino and Cape buffalo.
... breakfast we head out into bush walk with a ranger accompanying us with his AK-47.. yes, because animals come in and out of the crater so it is safe nowhere. The ranger tells us that yesterday he had to charge his gun to scare away an elephant that was threatening him and a group he was with..so its for a safety to have him and his gun.
Unfortunately it was very misty and in lieu of a beautiful crater view, we see... nothing. Clouds, mist, grey. We're ...
In the afternoon we saw a huge pack of female lions, half of them hanging in a tree to keep away from the flies. We stuck to a spring that carves through the arid landscape, acting as a magnet for wildlife; we followed a dusty track that runs parallel to it. It wasn’t long before we saw more wildlife including crocodiles, buffalo, zebras and the blue-balled monkey.
Leaving the park for the campsite we witnessed one of Africa’s most famous ...
... place over about three days, it is really hit and miss to be able to actually witness it. Each herd also waits for sufficient numbers (up to several hundred in one herd) to amass and then it takes one zebra to decide to lead the way and the rest follow. For those waiting to see this incredible event, it is an exercise in patience.
On our first day in the Serengeti, there was an air of excitement everywhere. That morning we drove to the river to hear the ...
... The rest of the animals today were jackals, zebra, serval, lions, hyenas, elephants, hippos, giraffes, dik dik, hyrax and many different antelopes (kudu, eland, Thompson gazelle, impala and birds (secretary bird, bustard, ostriche, weavers, greater and lesser flamingos, vulture, fish eating eagle, tick birds) We had our boxed lunches under a yellow weaver bird tree with dozens of nests woven with two chambers. A great view all around to survey the vastness of the ...