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Early start today, left camp at 6.30. Whilst having coffee before leaving we watched a pair of woodland kingfishers in trees just outside our chalet. Lovely brightly coloured birds.
A very large herd of zebra and wildebeest were just outside the camp gates. Zebra and wildebeest are often found together as they both eat the same grass. Wildebeest pull out the long grass with their tongues like cattle and the zebra then close crop the remaining grass with their teeth.
... less than 5 minutes and encountered 3 giraffes
I am not going to try and tell all the different animals we saw, some I have never heard of
We encountered a female leopard, Ross our driver, got within 3 feet of where she was walking. She stopped looked at us, I actually made eye contact with a wild leopard, no bars, it was a surreal feeling. She was beautiful, so sleek.
Rhinos, hyenas, jackals, giraffes, honey badgers, water buffalo, gnus,wart hogs.
Today the phone rang ...
... letting us know we were not to mess with her calf. Brie, our driver, toom her foot off the brake and slowly sneaked the car backwards, and then Mama retreated. Baby then turned and galloped his bulky frame towards his mom. So cute!! We have seen a lot of baby animals in the last few weeks. That has been fun because they of course are very cute and also curious or very shy a d want to stick close to mom. We saw several few week old giraffes yesterday as well. ...
... famous protected wildlife park out here. I've heard it is huge and has a lot of open savannah and looks more.like the iconic Africa we see in nature shows. I'm excited to go there too. I've taken a couple of photos of people from our group with my phone so I'll try to post those here and/or on facebook. They're not as exciting as the animal photos, but my phone does not capture the animals.well at all with its camera.so I'll have to post those from my regular camera at a later ...
... as we took their picture, and we all knew that they could easily jump into the Land Rover if they wanted to.
We would regroup with the other two vehicles around 8:30am for a welcome coffee break before heading back out on safari. At 10am, we would return to the camp for brunch, followed by some sort of mid-day group activity. On two occasions, a smaller group of 6-8 adults headed out with two rangers on a "bush walk," or safari on foot. Kids under the ...