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EARTH DAY IN ADDO

What better place to celebrate Earth Day than to spend time away from a built-up environment: we chose to visit the nearby Addo Elephant National Park. 350 more words

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Cascades Track

A short hike down to a rock platform and waterhole on Middle Harbour Creek, in the northern suburbs of Sydney.

Popular with walkers and mountain-bikers, the track down to the Cascades starts near Acron Oval in St Ives, with a locked gate at the start of the maintenance trail.  804 more words

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Marching in

Arriving at a waterhole with an elephant bull wading in the water is such a pleasure to watch.

A few minutes later I thought I heard something moving in the bushes around the waterhole. 127 more words

A Rainy Desert Christmas

G’day Matey’s!

This post is a little bit late but as I am currently in the rainforest, wifi is a bit hard to find. But I trust that everyone had a wonderful Christmas with loved ones and lots of goodies and chocolate! 479 more words

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CAPE BUFFALO AT ADDO

We considered ourselves fortunate to see a youngish Cape buffalo bull (Syncerus caffer) on the fringes of the large family group of elephants gathered at the Lismore Waterhole as we haven’t seen them at all on our previous few visits to the Addo Elephant National Park. 133 more words

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BIRD ANTICS IN ADDO

Despite the stiff breeze that whipped up dust, I was able to compile a satisfying list of birds seen in the Addo Elephant National Park. Even though the calls of… 408 more words

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ELEPHANTS AT ADDO

Of course one expects to see elephants in the Addo Elephant National Park and we were not disappointed:

Three bulls at the Peasland Waterhole spent a long time slurping water from the bottom of the concrete waterhole (note the warthogs are almost lost in it – an indication of how low the water level was) and blowing it around the dry sides. 128 more words

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