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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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ADDO IN NOVEMBER

It was a perfect day for visiting the Addo Elephant National Park on Tuesday: overcast with the temperature rising to a pleasant 26°C during the course of the day. 461 more words

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SWENI HIDE

The Sweni Hide in the Kruger National Park must rank as one of the best places to spend time in for it is spacious, airy, and commands a wonderful view of the Sweni River. 161 more words

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TRANSPORT DAM

Open any outdoor/travel-related magazine in South Africa and you are bound to come across photographic evidence of wonderful sightings of wildlife seen at Transport Dam, some 24 km from Skukuza in the Kruger National Park. 460 more words

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TWO OLD CODGERS

With the mercury rising to 38°C and with so little left by way of grazing during this prolonged drought in the Kruger National Park, we watched with interest as two grizzled old Cape buffalo bulls (frequently referred to as… 305 more words

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