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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:58 am

She had a long drink

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:02 am

She was collared

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:43 am

Golden Boy also got thirsty

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:44 am

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:47 am

It is quite amazing how the zebra just watch him passing by, instinctively knowing that there is no danger.

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:55 am

He unfortunately drank where we could not see him. He eventually returned to the carcass accompanied by the collared lioness.

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:58 am

And being about totally ignored by the Zebra!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:03 pm

The next morning (unfortunately our last) we were back at Thihongoyeni bright and early. The lions were still there but not close to the carcass and the jackals made good use of their chances!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:04 pm

With still more of them arriving

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:27 pm

Hi there Hilda and NetEk! :thumbs_up:

The vultures were also still waiting

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:28 pm

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:37 pm

As the day warmed up the lions were getting restless and before long they were on their way to the water again.
This time we had a very nice view!
The dark maned male and his lioness arrived at the water first

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:38 pm

We took dozens of pics!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:40 pm

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:50 pm

These lions were in prime condition

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