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The Giraffe – Big 5 Worthy in my Book

The Giraffe – Big 5 Worthy in my Book

The Giraffe is not officially part of the African Big 5. But I believe seeing one live in the wild clearly leaves an impression just as memorable as any of the Big 5. A safari is not the same without seeing this magnificent mammal. From watching them run in Zimbabwe near Victoria Falls, to seeing […]

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Drifting along the Chobe River, Botswana

Drifting along the Chobe River, Botswana

Here two Hippos are joining friends in the river. you don’t often witness Hippos on the move, we were fortunate. In the distance, you can see a few other tourists taking in the view of the elephant in the back. And all this is just a few meters from the herd of thirsty elephants. The […]

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The Thirsty Elephant Herd along the Chobe

The Thirsty Elephant Herd along the Chobe

After witnessing the excitement of a single elephant on the edge of the river taking a drink, the boat headed a bit deeper into Chobe National Park. Then as we drifted, a breeding herd came for a sip. By the end of my African adventure, my ‘elephant in the wild’ counter may have topped 100 across […]

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