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... monument, there was a great view over all of Pretoria, right across the city to the Union Buildings and statue where we had previously been. We then went and had a little snack at the restaurant before heading back out to the Dam.
Having all slept on the return journey to the dam, we picked up Max to the good news that he'd made 1st VIII which was exciting.
Highlight of the day was heading off to church though; 'Alive' as it's ...
... drove us to the de Wildt Cheetah Research Centre where we got our first glimpse of many animals. Besides cheetahs we saw the wild dog which excited many of the centres employees. It is an endangered species due to habitat loss and poaching, often by farmers who want to protect their livestock. They hunt in packs and rip their prey apart rapidly before other predators take over. But efforts to save them from extinction are ...
... simple a word for such a strong jawline and paws the size of your head. I had to push thoughts of what would happen if it escaped out of my head. In an ideal world, none of these animals would be in such parks or reserves but it's apparent that the jaguar is not a creature for captivity. While the other animals seemed content to sleep and stretch out in the sun, the jaguar paced looking a bit sad and rather peeved off. I've seen this behaviour by jaguars in ...
... today. Will be thinking of you all and tugging that invisible string!!! Thanks Derric and Lily for the message - I miss you too!!!
Had a wonderfully rich day today with the Murray family. Keiths brother Ronald fetched me from Lindas house at 9 30. Accompanying him were his gorgeous wife Tahlia and equally stunning daughter Lisa. We met his sister Miranda and Janet ...
So our last week is winding down in South Africa and so our individual research projects are reaching critical mass. Heather and I visited Pretoria Boys High and spoke to the head of maths there about their Dinaledi program. The Dinaledi program selects poor and moderately performing schools in maths and science and provides them with two teachers and resources like textbooks and calculators. The hope is that extra teachers will decrease class ...
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