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Zenga-Zenga Mountain was the region where Sardelli, a trader,ran a shack in the Lebombo. He brewed and sold an intoxicating drink made from the fruit of the marula...

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Albasini Road (S3) is a beautiful drive to PretoriusKop Camp and Numbi Gate. It winds through the granite foothills with stunning views over the Southern Kruger Lowveld
One of the dominant features on this road is the Shabeni Mountain, the biggest undisturbed rock face in the Park.

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Kruger himself is memorialised at the Park, both with the Kruger Monument (at the Kruger Gate), and the Kruger memorial tablet.

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The Tsessebe Damaliscus lunatus likes open savannah especially north of Letaba River. They are normally found in small herds of between 4 and 10. They like medium-height grass and avoid an over-grazed area.

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Acacia erioloba (Camelthorn or Kameeldoring) is a keystone Kalahari tree species. It's the dominant tree, and can grow to a height of 15 mters. The trees provide food, shade and a handy space for sociable weavers to build their nests. Under stress (e.g. in times of drought), camelthorns will shed a major branch.

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Has anyone ever seen a hedgehog in any of our SANParks? I have never...

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Rabelais Hut, a small museum and information centre, is about 8 kilometres from Orpen on the S106. Further along you will find the Rebelais waterhole, which has been closed.

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Duke is the name of the Big Tusker in Kruger that a bunch of musketeers set off to find ... and did not but as a result of this effort this forum's members raised a total of R12010 for two Cybertrackers 8)

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Simply wonderful effort to raise that amont of money.

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Yes Jaz! I so agree with you!

Right now I wish I was in Kruger driving the S28.... who knows Duke might very well be along there this morning.

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"Giraffe feature high as a preferred prey species of the lion - the only predators of any consequence for adult giraffe. However, giraffe can deliver devastating blows with their forelegs and serveral cases are on record of lions coming off second best from such encounters."

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Satara is a Hindi word and means 17.


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7 is the number of elephants in the Magnificant Seven.
Over thirty years ago seven impressive elephant bulls, all with tusks weighing more than 50 kg each, could be found in Kruger National Park. The Chief Warden at the time, Dr U de V Pienaar, decided to publicise these elephants as a successful example of Kruger's conservation work. He named those bulls that had not already been identified and also coined the collective name, the Magnificent Seven, based on the 1960 Hollywood film.
The public reaction was staggering and, when each of these great elephants died, it was decided to retrieve their tusks and skulls in order to display them. The Elephant Hall at Letaba Rest Camp now holds the tusks.
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Dzombo
Joao
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In Mountain Zebra National Park one may enjoy the following:
Game viewing from own vehicle; Short nature trails; 3-Day trail; Day and night drives; San cave paintings and Picnic areas.

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