December 2013


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We are welcomed to Zimbabwe as soon as we leave the airport terminal at Victoria Falls



We first stay at the Victoria Falls Hotel, an elegant colonial relic



A safari road in Chobe National Park, Botswana, with Impala & Baboons



A Baboon family pauses for preening (Chobe National Park, Botswana)



A Lion cub hides in the underbrush while awaiting the return of its mother (Chobe National Park)



Elephants in Chobe National Park, engaging in complex & emotional social interactions



Hippopotamuses in the Okavango Delta, Botswana



Hippopotamuses are extremely aggressive, and they are one of the most dangerous animals in Africa



But buffalo actually kill more humans than any other animal in Africa;

This herd reacts to our presence during a walking safari in the  Okavango Delta



More peacefully, a dung beetle drags future food for its children towards its burrow in the Okavango Delta



A typical sunset in the Okavango Delta,

when it becomes more difficult to discern the numerous Hippopotamuses and Crocodiles


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