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Sugar thief

Cheeky vervet monkesy will steal packets of sugar from your lodge room if you leave the door open, as I did. They are also extremely cute and endearing creatures. Photo: Matt Feierabend
Hungry eyes

September 16th 2014
The lioness ambled out of the gully, blood on her fur. She had just fed, but her greedy amber eyes indicated she wanted more. She padded towards her jeep, muscles rippling beneath golden fur, and lay down beside us. I could have touched her. I wanted to stroke her, but did not fancy returning home minus an arm. Lions know they are the boss. They have an arrogance and self-assurance that is envi ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Kruger National Park

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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