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... game drive. But, as has been the "tradition", we had afternoon tea at 3pm along with a really-great camp-fire-backed carrot cake. Delicious!
We took off to the north this time in search of hyenas and elephants. Shadreck pointed out a grey heron by a water hole that blended in so well with the dead tree it was sitting on that we wouldn't have noticed it if he hadn't spotted it. We did have a good view of a Secretary Bird walking through ...
... had latched onto the wildebeast's nose in what looked like an effort to suffocate the wildebeast. The other female started to bite into the most-exposed rear section of the wildebeast which, being a male, likely doesn't require elaboration. The wildebeast seemed to kick for maybe 3-4 minutes before it died.
Then the feasting began. Three or four of the younger lions padded over to the kill site. The "killer" female seemed quite winded and retreated ...
... circling vultures, we noticed multiple vehicles slightly off the road. We joined them to find two female lions with three cubs devouring a kudo carcass. Although our evening light was fading, we took multiple photos from multiple angles of the lions (all from the game viewer vehicle; sorry, we didn't have any windows to roll up!)
We needed to continue to the campsite as the daylight was fading rapidly. We continued to encounter multiple herds ...
Another night of lions roaring and hippos grunting. The sunrise this morning was second to none. The sky was brilliant red and pink and the silhouette against it a very african scene.
Last night on our sunset cruise, we encountered a family of elephant that had come down to the waters edge to drink. The river was serene, the sky full of sunset colours and this big bull elephant, with his ears out wide and trunk high in the air, gestured for ...
Just when you don't think it can get any better it does!! In such an unexpected way that even you couldn't have dreamed it up.
The day started much like all the rest but this time were separating from the group and indulging in a spot of photographic safari. For Craig's 45th birthday pressie, we decided a photographic safari on the Chobe river in Botswana would be fun.
We had to be up early and meet the operator of the tour at ...