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Elephant mania

Driving along one day trying to find some elephants for my quests, who really wanted to see at least one, I stumbled across some tracks of a lone bull in musth (it’s a word that describes a physiological condition in elephant males where higher testosterone levels,...

A Lionesses stare

This morning on game drive, we came across two lionesses just off the road. Both mother and daughter seemed relaxed at first. They allowed the game drives vehicles fairly close. While watching these lionesses, the bigger of the two suddenly became alert. She had...

Venus

As it starts to get dark,look over to the west (where the sun sets) for the very bright “evening star” Venus is so bright it can be seen in the twilight.Venus is the 3rd Brightest object in the sky (after the Sun and Moon) venus appears so incredibly bright because it...

Feeding frenzy

A few nights ago we had our first rains for the season. The next morning was crisp and clear. And as we left for game drive, we saw hundreds of birds in the sky. A little while later we came across two Wahlbergs eagles sitting next to a termite mound. After rains,...

Stars and Stargazing

Being out on Safari isn’t just about seeing game, birds and plant species. There is a entire world or should I rather say Galaxy to explore when out at night. Let’s start out by getting a brief understanding of our night skies and what goes on in and around them....

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