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... 0500 wake up call . Out of bed throw on clothes, meet for tea, coffee and cookies. Leave at 0530 for another game drive
We came across 7 lions about an hour after they killed a water buffalo
We parked about 10 feet away and watched them tear the carcass apart. Their growling sound is so deep and loud you feel it as well as hear it. Never seen anything like this before. They pretty much ignored us, (that's probably a good thing)
We found a mother Rhino feeding her baby. ...
... line-height: normal;">The lodge is pestered by monkeys, clever creatures that know what time all the meals are in order to get their daily feed. At morning tea today, we had a monkey run in and stuff one biscuit in his mouth before grabbing the second and fleeing. The staff all rushed over with sling shots to scare them off. Very amusing.
... 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 ...
marking of the territory and how the other rhino act when they are in
another's territory. Other animals also can use the midden but never
poop on top of the midden owner.
We then were told to be quiet
and then very close, about 50 feet away were three rhino looking at us
just like we were looking at them. We watched them for awhile, took
some pictures and then quietly moved on.
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... br> Association (AA) of South Africa maps, published in 1972 and 1975, mention that accommodation was available at Balule, Letaba, Lower Sabie and Skukuza Rest Camps. There was also a separate picnic spot for black visitors (Ngonyamene) not far from the present Mkuhlu picnic spot between Skukuza and Lower Sabie. By the early 80's, a decade before the end of apartheid, all the rest camps and other facilities in the park were desegregated when the National Parks ...