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mid-morning barn owl  
   

mid-morning barn owl

An unusual sight at this time of day, this guy was defending himself against a barrage of pied crows. (c) 2006 Keith Leggett, Namibian Elephant and Giraffe Trust
Back to Kaokoland: catching up with the elephants

October 19th 2006
For reasons that I’m not sure I’ll be able to convey to anyone who has never been to the big open spaces of Africa, I fell in love with Kaokoland during my work on the desert-dwelling elephant project there in August. Truly, to paraphrase, I can "never shake the ancient dust of Africa off" my boots. It’s not a kind environment. The adage “if you don’t like dust, don’t go to Kaokol ... read more
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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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