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... later saw several more crossing the road in front of us on a night drive.
- We've seen a lot of the Water Buffalo, which are part of the Big 5. They're everywhere, they're big, they're dumb, and they're slow, so I'm not quit sure why they're on that list.
- We're not the best animal spotters, but even we know to stop when there's a bunch of cars stopped on the side of the road. More than once we just look to see where the cameras ...
... were walking on the road.
A very large elephant – maybe 35 yo – looked pregnant.
I asked Jabulani about elephants going away to die and if that was true or just a myth. He said it was not true and the truth is that elephants chew the bark of the tree and branches with their molars - they get about 6 sets of these during their life and when they lose their last set, they stay by the river eating the soft ...
... vehicles. Only having two per seat with a max of 7 passengers is great in my book.
We set off and this time visited the western part of the Concession – Jabulani’s focus was to try to get a better sighting of Rhino for us as the Black Rhino we saw in the bush yesterday was pretty shy and a fair distance away from us.
The first thing we saw was a Hippo – trying to hide behind a twig !! Jabulani said he ...
... touch it so they could see jt was harmless, thanking them for.calling Kamai to capture the snake rather try to kill it, and talking to them about the snakes of South Africa in general. Many of the workers slowly came forward to touch the snake, when they'd been hanging back just moments before. It was great to see. Later, Chris said that they generally get called out to capture a snake at least once a day, and it often turns into a wonderful impromptu educational ...
... the main road we drove towards the gate. On this part of the drive we saw hippos floating close to each other, more Ground Hornbills and more elephants. On the road ahead there was quite a bit of traffic – this meant that there must be a pretty good sighting ahead. We found out that there were lions about. At first it was hard to see them, as they camouflaged quite well with the sand they were lying on. There were three lionesses and they were all sleeping, so we didn’t ...