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Chobe National Park and the Kwando and Linyanti River systems.

Chobe National Park and the Kwando and Linyanti river systems is fifth on my list of  Top Ten African safari destinations   You could argue I’m cheating as they are not one place and certainly not one park, however as the Kwando River becomes the Linyanti River which in turn becomes the Chobe River before it flows into the mighty Zambezi River, I feel justified in putting them together! 519 more words

Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius)

The Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large bird of prey native to the savannahs of sub-Saharan Africa. The birds can reach a height of 1.4 m and a wingspan of up to 2.2 m. 149 more words

Wildlife

A Budget Safari in South Africa

An African Safari is something that nearly everyone dreams of doing someday- it’s the ultimate bucket list item. However, there seems to be a misconception that you have to be wealthy to be able to afford this once-in-a-lifetime experience- which isn’t the case. 833 more words

South Africa

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is fourth on my list of  Top Ten African safari destinations, and is a firm favourite with many visitors, often surpassing its more famous neighbours the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.  356 more words

Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius)

True to its name, the Sociable Weaver (Philetairus socius) lives in groups of several hundred individuals. Together, the birds construct the largest of all bird nests which are used simultaneously by several generations. 99 more words

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Safari to Samburu - Joy's Camp, Shaba National Reserve, Samburu

Bet you didn’t know the “Big Five” refers to the five species of game hunters favor shooting; rhinoceros, leopard, Cape buffalo, lion, and elephant remain prey to human hunters in Tanzania and South Africa. 361 more words

Kenya