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Zebra Mother and Foal
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Zebra Mother and Foal

Taken in the Kruger National Park, this photograph taken by Franciska Pile of a Zebra mother and foal really stands out as a special one! One of nature's great mysteries is why the Zebra has stripes. One theory is that the stripes help the zebra cool down. The stripes are also used as camouflage to confuse predators when zebras huddle in great numbers or mingle with herds of antelopes ... For additional information about these graceful animal please see: Zebra. Mother & Child Reunion, Kruger National Park - By and © Franciska Pile (South Africa) Save
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Photo of Bourkes Luck Potholes
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Photo of Bourkes Luck Potholes

More thanks for all the photographs - they keep coming and you can view selected photos at South Africa Photographs, July 2009. Just a note to anyone planning to submit photos - please remember that we need then to be BIG! Some people have submitted lovely photos that are too small. They need to be at least 800 pixels in width. Here's a fabulous photo received yesterday of the Bourkes' Luck Potholes. About the Potholes: Bourkes Luck Potholes are a natural water feature found the beginning of the Blyde River Canyon on the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga. The potholes were formed over countles...
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Discovering Mpumalanga
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Discovering Mpumalanga

The province of Mpumalanga, which straddles the Drakensberg mountain range, combines the best of both the Lowveld and the Highveld, with humid grasslands below, and cool, quiet forests blanketing the peaks above. On the Lowveld there are many excellent game viewing opportunities with all kinds of animals populating many game reserves, including a portion of the famous Kruger National Park. The Kruger Park offers luxury accommodation and excellent game drives taken by well-trained guides. The Highveld area is no less packed with adventure. You can enjoy fly-fishing on the well-stocked ri...
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Introducing Little Jock
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Introducing Little Jock

Little Jock at Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park, overlooking the banks of the Biyamiti River is situated one kilometer from Main Camp and offers sweeping views over the unspoiled Kruger Park Bushveld. Three luxurious suites offer all the comforts and amenities one can expect from a 5-star private lodge. Guests can relax in the comfort of the central lounge designed with large bay windows and enjoy both al fresco and indoor dining facilities, while your chef conjures up traditional dishes inspired by the natural surrounds. Your personal game ranger takes care of all your ...
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Horseback Safaris in Badplaas
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Horseback Safaris in Badplaas

Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge in Badplaas, Mpumalanga now offers their guests the chance to experience unique morning and afternoon horseback safaris on the 2,000 ha private estate, all under the expert guidance of highly qualified game rangers. These 2-hour outrides take place in some of the region’s most scenic grasslands and bushveld, teeming up with herds of plains game, including dazzling zebra. Dawsons can accommodate between 8 and 10 guests on an outride at one time, and it is recommended that guests have horse riding experience due to the level of the activity. Additional Activi...
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