Monday, January 27, 2020
A few more photos from our last years trip to South Africa.
Maximum temperature in the Charente today 10C, minimum 6C. Rain measured this morning 6mm and still raining. 40mm of rain so far this month. 24km/h South-Westerly wind up to 59 km/h.
African buffalo or Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with a calf.
A large herd of buffalo heading towards a river.
Greater kudu, male (Tragelaphus strepsiceros).
Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) lying in wait!!
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) digging for water in a dry river bed. They have had some rain since we left but the situation was serious while we were there.
Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus). Just watching the world go by in relaxation mode...
and taking a walk.
South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa).
Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger).
Steenbok antelope (Raphicerus campestris) female, the male has horns.
Three generations of elephants playing in a small waterhole.
African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) or Painted dogs.
Burchell's zebra (Equus quagga burchellii).
The African common toad or guttural toad (Sclerophrys gutturalis). Wow, are they noisy, they were just outside our bedroom window!!
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