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leopard log 1

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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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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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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red bishop 1a

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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Elephants lots

World Africa Day

Today is World Africa day and elephants out in the wild are so precious, we hope that our grandchildren will still be able to see them in their natural habitat.

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