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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:06 pm

Testing the water before taking a bath

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:07 pm

The zebra are so photogenic!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:09 pm

Enjoying the green grass - the area around the waterhole looks like a mini-Serengeti.

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:36 pm

Many thanks for all the replies everyone! :thumbs_up:

Another day at Thihongoyeni:

Early morning on our way to the waterhole there was a bit of a hold-up - ten big ellies also on their way and also using the road!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:38 pm

Fortunately they veered off to the left - I could only manage eight of them in one pic!

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:40 pm

At the waterhole a spectacular sight awaited us - hundreds upon hundreds of White Storks - on the ground

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and in the air

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:44 pm

An extraordinary number of animals was also present - to the left a big herd of Bluewildebeest with many babies was just arriving

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:45 pm

To the right there was a massive herd of buffalo -

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:50 pm

Zebra in numbers

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:52 pm

We honestly did not know where to look and point the camera! :big_eyes:

The sky were filled with Storks

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:53 pm

Animals everywhere

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:54 pm

And then the big boys started to arrive

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Thu Apr 04, 2013 1:59 pm

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Re: A Tale of Two Waterholes

Unread postby naomi c » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:13 am

A marvelous sight indeed! Thanks everyone! :thumbs_up:

The elephants appeared from all corners

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