Murchison Falls Trip Rhino's


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February 20th 2011
Published: February 22nd 2011EDIT THIS ENTRY

The final day of the Murchison Falls trip saw us up at a resonable time for once! :) We had a relaxing breakfast and then got back onto the bus for the drive back to Kampala with a stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where they are breeding Rhino's for reintroduction into the wild.
At the centre we were given a brief by our guide we had a short drive to within a Km of the Rhino's, and then went on foot to within 30 meters of them!
along the walk the guide showed us things that indicate the rhino's have been in the area, such as footprints, markings on tree's and piles of poo.....
We got to within 30 meters of the Rhino's where we were allowed to take pictures! then the guide took us in small groups closer to them, the group we saw had 3 rhino's, the 2nd dominant male, a mother and a baby! they were all lieing down under some trees! then behind us there was the 3rd dominant male just lieing under a big tree, so we walked closer to get some more pictures! we could only stay around them for a small period, as
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Joan the Spanish photographer i shared the tent with!
they get irritated rather easily!
We walked back to the bus, and went for lunch! after lunch we drove back to Kampala, where we sat around having a beer in the bar! Said goodbye to Jim and Joan as they were moving on, and then went to bed!


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Big Rhino!Big Rhino!
Big Rhino!

he was HUGE! :D


24th February 2011

Joan
are you sure this Joan isn't a Juan!!!!!!

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