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Mara Plains July Wildlife Report

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The treacherous crossing over the Mara River – Photographed by Tim Clement “The beauty of nature forever surprises the human mind, for it is the one thing that we have no control over and the one thing that we are all drawn too” Always remain humble, intrigued and inspired –  The month of July’s main attraction would be the welcoming…

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August news – Zarafa Camp, Botswana

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August Zarafa and its Dhow Suites would like to thank the many American citizens who made the long trip to Africa for their safari! For our camp, August is traditionally an ‘American month’ with around 60% of our guests coming from overseas and this year was no exception. We wish you all safe travels back home and we hope to…

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August news – Duba Plains – Botswana

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Winter still lingers on. It seems like this year we’ve had a long winter as it’s unusual in the month of August to have freezing mornings, cool afternoons and chilly nights. Hot water bottles (bush babies) were handy in the night as one surprise everyone appreciated; ponchos also are put to work in the morning game drives making your safari…

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August News | Explorers Camp, Botswana

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On the newsletter front, Explorers has been somewhat quiet, we’ve been the sleepy sloths of newsletter writers, but really, it’s been quite the contrary here at our beautiful little camp on the Selinda Spillway. So, in essence, this is not so much of an “August Newsletter”, but rather a “Peak Season Newsletter” where I will try, despite my unrelenting urge…

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June news – Duba Plains, Botswana

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The month of June means our beanies are out and the elephants are in! As winter settles on Duba Plains the bush dries up and the water levels rise to the maximum, both these changes making for fantastic game viewing. Game drives have been extra exciting as our “Puddle Jumper” Toyota Land Cruisers become amphibious to get around the concession….

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June news – Zarafa Camp, Botswana

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Wedding cake and cheetah brothers Looking back at our promises in the April newsletter, we have to start off with a slight disappointment. Namely, we do not have a decent picture of our newly discovered bush baby tree. As it turns out, bush babies are quite tricky to spot and sitting ready with your camera at sunset does apparently not…

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