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  • Day5

    Kruger National Park: Safari Day 2

    December 12, 2018 in South Africa ⋅ 🌙 23 °C

    The second night we spent in the Olifants camp close to the Olifants river. We didnt‘t book a tour the second day, but were lucky to see some of the big 5 on our own while driving to the Southern parts of Lower Sabi and the Crocodile Gate Bridge where we left the park.

    We learned that the big 5 (elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino) are not that known because of their size, but because they are especially dangerous to their hunters. They would hide in the bush and wait for their predator to attack. What we missed to see out of them were just the leopard and the rhino (both very rare to see and due to poaching the rhino is not allowed to be tracked down on maps also).Read more