Jessie’s Safari

She passed her matric, so got to choose her holiday! A safari, Dad!

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At Nambiti outside Ladysmith. Springbok Lodge. Jess loved the accommodation and the food and the big beasts.

There were also wonderful little beasts.

Here’s the best one (Tascha got a better pic than me):

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The food was really special, the chef took great pride in his work. Jess took to our Ranger Tascha the Pom and loved the drives.

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Here she watches three male lions try to attack hippos in a dam. The hippos were having none of it, so there was a standoff. Threats and splashes.

On the other end of the scale I watched a tiny green mantid nymph (half the size of a matchstick) rock and sway, trying to look like a leaf, then dart forward on his four legs (no wings yet) then sway and mimic a leaf in a breeze. Amazing feisty little fella was stalking ants, it seemed. (I clean forgot to take a picture!).

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