Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa


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Published: May 14th 2010
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Buckle up...this is a lot of photos! In the couple days prior to our arrival in Richard’s Bay, the arrangements for our safari were finalized. Once we docked in Richard’s Bay, South Africa, our group of eight was taken to the Richard’s Bay Airport where we boarded a 10-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan for our 90-minute charter flight to the Mala Mala Camp private airstrip. We were met by Ryan,... Read Full Entry



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HamerkopHamerkop
Hamerkop

We saw these a few times. He's near the river's edge.
Hamerkop NestHamerkop Nest
Hamerkop Nest

He builds this huge nest in the tree.
Stately GiraffeStately Giraffe
Stately Giraffe

He just came over to get a closer look at us.
Cute FaceCute Face
Cute Face

They do have adorable faces.
Sundowner TimeSundowner Time
Sundowner Time

Another fun sundowner and outstanding African sunset.
Stick CreatureStick Creature
Stick Creature

Ryan spotted this stick creature as we drove along and stopped to show us.
CameleonCameleon
Cameleon

Somehow Ryan saw this Cameleon sitting in a tree as we drove by it in the dark. He stopped to show us what it would do.
Top HatTop Hat
Top Hat

The cameleon walked up his arm and onto his cap.
Come Back Here!Come Back Here!
Come Back Here!

It started to go down his neck but came back to his cap.
Vervet MonkeyVervet Monkey
Vervet Monkey

This morning we started with the monkey kingdom. We saw this Vervet or tree monkey.
Another Vervet MonkeyAnother Vervet Monkey
Another Vervet Monkey

Check this out. He has one long tail. Certainly cuter than baboons.
African Green PigeonAfrican Green Pigeon
African Green Pigeon

Look at the eye! They are pretty.
Peek A Boo!Peek A Boo!
Peek A Boo!

This turtle is half hidden in the tall grass.
Blue WaxbillBlue Waxbill
Blue Waxbill

A cute little bird with bright blue breast feathers just sitting in the road.
A Cape BuffaloA Cape Buffalo
A Cape Buffalo

Oh yes...one of the Big Five.
He Was Great!He Was Great!
He Was Great!

We were able to watch him quite a while. He didn't pay much attention to us.
Come Back Here!Come Back Here!
Come Back Here!

He was just going to check out another spot close by, so we followed.
Buffalo By a NoseBuffalo By a Nose
Buffalo By a Nose

Looks like he's focused on something.
Why Did the Buffalo Cross the Road?Why Did the Buffalo Cross the Road?
Why Did the Buffalo Cross the Road?

He's not one you want to ask.
The Center of AttentionThe Center of Attention
The Center of Attention

We had several vehicles here watching the buffalo.



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