Posts Tagged ‘ buffalo ’

Photo Tip: Capturing the Entire Herd

August 2, 2010
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Photo Tip: Capturing the Entire Herd

One of my Facebook friends, The Safari Photographer, has written an article on his site (also known as The Safari Photographer)  that gives a really important tip for anyone traveling to Chobe or on safari in general.  In prior tutorials, I have commented how one will often see elephants, hippos or buffalo in large...

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Video: A Drive Through Chobe National Park

December 26, 2009
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“DavesWebSiteVideo” uploaded this on YouTube.  It gives a great overview of the variety of animals spotted in a day and will also give you a feel for water levels of the Chobe River and how green/grown the bush is at this time of year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2U-iDU6u0s&feature=player_embedded

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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 15, 2009
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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Third leg of the trip – Khwai riverside (Moremi) We took the new road from Mababe village up to Khwai. During this drive I had to cover my camera as it was...

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Part 2 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 15, 2009
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Part 2 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Second leg of the trip – Savute We arrived at Harvey’s pans around 10.30 and saw 2 roan antelope which had just been drinking and slowly made their way back to the...

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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 14, 2009
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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Over the next 5 days, we will be posting the details and picture filled journey recap of a Belgian named Johan De Bondt.  In August 2009, Johan along with 3 other travelers hired guides and a vehicle and traveled via Maun to: a) Nogatsaa & Tchinga (Chobe forest); b) Savute; c) Khwai riverside (Moremi);...

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Buffalo herd defend their own

September 29, 2009
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Excellent footage by a herd of buffalo protecting a  bull taken down by lions.  The footage was provided by an excellent organization, Earth-Tough. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqhuA8cscKA Another video by Earth-Touch.  This one has even more powerful footage and shows cape buffalo behavior very well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmCPtZTzU8Y For more information see: Earth-Touch

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Geologic Landscape and the Resulting Wildlife

August 27, 2009
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Summary of Chobe General information gathered at www.andbeoundafrica.com Chobe was declared a National Park in 1967, becoming the first National Park in Botswana and is home to one of the largest concentrations of elephant on the African continent. Chobe is also well known for its large herds of buffalo, as well as the two...

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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

August 23, 2009
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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

Chobe National Park borders the Chobe River to the north.  This great river never runs dry in the winter and is a major reason for the fantastic game within the Chobe sanctuary.  Previous articles have described the various land vehicle options for seeing the reserve; however, some of the best viewing is from the...

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Book Review: Whatever you do don’t run by Peter Allison

August 22, 2009
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Book Review: Whatever you do don’t run by Peter Allison

This is a little different post than most you will see here.  It is a review of a book of short, autobiographical stories which I read prior to my 2009 trip to Chobe.  The book chronicles events that occurred while Allison was a guide, with most of this time spent at Mombo Camp in...

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Photo of the day – August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009
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Photo of the day – August 13, 2009

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