Good rains for 2020/2021 season

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After long dry spells with very little or sometimes no rain, open water become scarce and might disappear. This is a major influencing factor for wildlife in Africa but especially in an arid country like Namibia.

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Elephants and Baobabs

Baobab-Intro

The 2 photos are showing the same Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata – Affenbrotbaum) and damage done to the tree by elephants. This kind of damage is common in areas where a high elephant population occurs. The damage to the tree species is to such an extent that the tree is highly threatened and disappearing slowly.

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Elephants and Locusts

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Small family herd of elephants passing in front of our Dzoti hunting camp with a big flock of locusts flying by.
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Buffalo - Old Boy

Buffalo-Old--Boy

Found this old boy this afternoon. He seems to have passed of natural causes. Fascinating to imagine where he has wandered around over the past 14+ years of which he managed to evade us for the last 10 years.

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Huge Lion from Nkasa Rupara National Park

Lion

This monster from the Nkasa Rupara National Park is in the habit of visiting Dzoti conservancy every now and then. He sneaks in very quietly, arrogantly takes down the biggest cattle oxen and bulls that was not penned up during the night, eats his fill and pulls back into the swampy reed landscape.

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