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Cooling Down With Caution

May 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
How do you approach a water hole for a drink when there is a Buffalo lying in it to cool down? Very carefully!
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10 Things You Didn't Know About Gnus

February 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
1: There are 2 types of Gnu, or Wildebeest. The Black (Connochaetes gnou) and the Blue (Connochaetes taurinus). A Black Wildebeest will generally weigh between 100-180kgs, and a Blue Wildebeest 180-250kgs. 2: Gnus are a strange combination of parts, almost as if a child has been playing Mr PotatoHead with animal bits. W.Cornwallis Harris penned th...
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On the road again...

October 18, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Himself is off to West Africa for two weeks on business at 4am tomorrow, and what would be the point of staying at home alone I thought to myself ~ so I'm hitting the road for a two week, six park trip to the Northern and Eastern Cape. Just me, my camera and an appetite for adventure...
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Penguins On The Beach

October 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
With the Sanccob Penguin Festival coming up on Saturday, today we're looking at the African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach on False Bay. Yes, our Penguins live on the beach! These funny little birds are expert athletes in the water, but on land their ungainly waddle makes them very comical and a favourite with visitors of all ages. Africa...
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A day out on the water

October 05, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I spent yesterday morning out on False Bay with the ever wonderful Simon's Town Boat Company. We only saw one Bryde's Whale, but quite a few groups of Penguins out enjoying the calm water and lots of birds almost too fat and lazy to scoop up the Baitfish that were making the surface of the ocean look as if it was boiling in places. We also stoppe...
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