Sunday, November 20, 2011


A beautiful oryx; when he stands in profile like this, so it looks like he only has one horn, you can rather see how the legend of the unicorn might have come about:

A beautiful herd of female springbok...

...and their handsome protector:

In the hottest part of the day, the only thing to do is hang out in the shade until it begins to get cooler.

The Kulala Wilderness Camp has dug a well to provide water for the animals. Except for hyena, and one pair of introduced cheetah, there really aren't many predators for them to fear:

A dune beetle of some kind, looking for shade in the heat of the day, and very persistent about dogging us to get it.

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