The big 3.5


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Published: August 7th 2007
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The stench of rotting flesh got our adrenaline pumping, as we rolled down the car windows. The cat had to be close. Behind the twisted buffalo carcass, 20m from the road, H could spot a pair of eyes observing us. D took a bit of time to be convinced that the cat was actually there. A few moments later there was no doubt. The big male lion emerged slowly behind the buffalo. We could hear him breath... Read Full Entry



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This is MY road!This is MY road!
This is MY road!

We had to wait patiently for this bull to cross the road...
Zebras weren't that bothered about carsZebras weren't that bothered about cars
Zebras weren't that bothered about cars

Spot the little one feeding
The mighty BaobabThe mighty Baobab
The mighty Baobab

Upside-down tree!
Every time we see baboons...Every time we see baboons...
Every time we see baboons...

...they do this! Getting quite embarrassing really...
If there's no water around...If there's no water around...
If there's no water around...

A dry shower works just as well!
Come and play!Come and play!
Come and play!

The water is great.
Breakfast viewBreakfast view
Breakfast view

Spot the hippos and the grey heron, next to the trees in the middle of the river.
Top-class breakfast at the Lower Sabie morning walkTop-class breakfast at the Lower Sabie morning walk
Top-class breakfast at the Lower Sabie morning walk

Celebrating we didn't meet that buffalo!
We saw zebras and impalas almost everywhere...We saw zebras and impalas almost everywhere...
We saw zebras and impalas almost everywhere...

which usually means lions and leopards are not far away. They are a lot better at hiding and stalking though.
White RhinosWhite Rhinos
White Rhinos

Escaping the midday sun
Food chainFood chain
Food chain

Spot all three: lion, vulture and buffalos
Monitor(ing) usMonitor(ing) us
Monitor(ing) us

Not hiding very well



5th April 2007

Eagle
Reasonably sure that that is not a Fish Eagle, but a pale morph Tawny Eagle. A Fish Eagle would never be so far from water.
5th April 2007

Wow!
Wow, beautiful animals, I love those little piggies!
5th April 2007

Eagle
Thanks for your comment. We were not totally sure. It is mentioned in the Kruger Park guide though, which makes it a bit odd.
9th April 2007

Välkomna hem!
Tack för en underbar upplevelse. Såå roligt att få följa Er resa på detta sätt.

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