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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:17 pm

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:21 pm

Neat the entrance road to Tlopi tented camp I found another flower - a Huilboerboon tree (Schotia brachypetala)

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:04 pm

Trrp-Trrr, Pumbaa, Bushbuddies, Philip1 and Hilda - thanks for staying on board! :thumbs_up:

By this time we were getting really worried - we have not spotted a single Rhino yet! 50+ elephants and not one Rhino - that really was a first! :shock:

Entering the Kwaggasvlakte section again we were busy discussing this situation when we spotted this

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:06 pm

Rhinos at last!

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:07 pm

There were four of them

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:24 pm

Trrp-trrrr, Hilda and barryels - :thumbs_up:

I got this little guy on our way back to camp

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:25 pm

Stunning colours but they just never want to sit still! :wall:

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:28 pm

Also this Southern Whitecrowned Shrike was not very co-operative!

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:40 pm

This Wildebeest however posed nicely for the camera

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:43 pm

Back at camp the regular visitors were there

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

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Re: Weekend in a dry and dusty Marakele

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