Jock Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... our field guide - a steenbok. We couldn't believe our luck when Michael spotted two cheetahs sitting by the road. The long grass almost hid them from view but they got up and crossed the road behind the car. We watched as they walked in the bush on the opposite side of the road. They were looking for prey and one stood on its haunches to see over the grass. The other sprayed a tree to mark its territory. Cheetah spray pheromones from a gland, ...
... snakes are almost always released back into the bush unless they've been injured. If injured they are rehabilitated and then released. After that we returned to the grocery store to pick up the other two volunteers. As we loaded the groceries into the back we laughed. We had containers of spiders, a snake, and food all piled on top of each other in the back of the jeep. Not your average load to carry. We returned to the center and I was picked up by GVI soon after. It had been a great ...
This morning we did
another drive around the park, going to the extreme south before
heading a bit further northwards. Today saw impala, wildebeest,
scrub hare, squirrel, warthog, southern ground hornbill, cattle
egrets, fish eagles. tawny eagle, lappet faced vultures, ostrich, red
billed quelea, Natal Spurfowl, saddle-billed stork, grey heron,
egyptian goose, red billed hornbill, grey go-away bird, rhino,
buffalo, zebra, ...
... of these stunning creatures. The lion encounter happened Wed afternoon. On Wed morning we saw the herd of elephants, 23 in all. First we.heard crunching and rustling and then we saw a tree come.crashing down - one of their favorite.meals. It is amazing how easily these animals can hide given their size. They can be incredibly quiet and are masters at posing as rocks in the brush. We were quite close to about ten elephants, of various ages, feeding on trees and bushes, when ...
... were even more excited when they found out they were sleeping in their very own bungalow, and, jumping up and down, Catherine proclaimed that she "was never going to leave." Sabi Sabi Selati is an open camp with no perimeter fence, which means that wild animals can roam freely on the property, especially at night. As a result, the first rule of the camp was that no guest could walk around after dark without being accompanied by a ranger. This point ...