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WKM-10 and gemsbok in the Hoanib  
   

WKM-10 and gemsbok in the Hoanib

The elephant had been shaking pods down from the faidherbia tree, to the obvious pleasure of passing gemsbok. Although he rumbled at them, it didn't seem to put them off taking advantage of the fallen pods and he showed no further signs of aggression.
Not a bad job, really...

November 2nd 2007
Job spec: ability to drive and to get on with people (including the boss) essential; knowledge of relevant data collection techniques valuable; knowledge of the local elephant population helpful; love affair with Africa optional, but preferred. Go figure. Yes, having slowly made my way up the ladder of the Namibian desert-dwelling elephant project from Earthwatch volunteer last August to ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Kaokoland

Namibian Flag South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more
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