Thief in the Night

It was in Botswana, on a night safari when I saw it. Many properties offer night safaris if they are not located in National Parks.  This was one of them.  On this particular night, we’d all had dinner and it was about 9 pm.  One of the guides asked how many wanted to go on…

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Life is Not Easy on the Serengeti, Part Two

Lions early in the morning, Serengeti, African Safari

Last week I featured the migration of the Wildebeest and their tragedies on the Serengeti.  During our 6:00am intimate breakfast by the lake, we didn’t have a clue as to what we were to witness next. 8am – Lion in Wait By 8:00am, reluctantly, we move beyond the lake onto the almost treeless vast plains of…

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Too Much Sun?

Too much sun. Log lions

Yes, I think so. It was a bright sunny day, unseasonably hot as we drove through the Serengeti on this rather quiet day.  Quite a distance from the road we spotted what looked like a log, and I asked my driver at the time…so, is that a log or something else?  I expected him to…

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