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Leopard in the wild

This was such a beautiful specimen at the height of good health and magnificence. We came across him stretched out on a log, in the sunshine, in the Kruger National Park.

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Hibachi chops and chick

Cannot wait for some Hibachi weather

So waiting for a break in the rain so we can have a Hibachi grill with some Lamb Chops and marinated Chicken breasts on the bone, together with sides of Potato salad and a Big Fat Greek Salad. Yum!

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brush turk tree

Brush Turkey in a Tree

This poor Brush Turkey was terrorised by a dog and chased up a tree, the owner of the dog kept asking the dog to leave it but the owner never even got up or put their dog on a leash!

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Cariagework

Carriageworks Farmers Market

We visited the Carriageworks Market for the very first time, it was excellent with fresh farm fare like honey still on the comb, fresh vegetables, and many more it was like an adventure discovering all the various stalls.

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Crowned Crane

Grey Crowned Crane

The Grey Crowned Crane is a near-threatened species with only some 4000 to 5000 birds left in the country. Many rural people believe that these cranes can bring rain, so they include crane pictures in their rituals to call for the rainy season.

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The Red Bishop in His Best Suit

The Red Bishop puts on his best and most colourful suit when he goes a-courting, he looks for the highest perch he can find so that he can flash these colours to the ladies. The Red Bishops can be found in most reed beds in and around Cape Town where they weave their nests.

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