I hope everyone likes African animals as much as I do.
me and the elbow in the picture…
waited for us to pat her.
From memory we had to pat
her ear, head area…and yes I
came out of that with both hands in tact.
We thought this a marvelous sighting.
A lioness and her cubs about 20 – 30 metres away.
But I think I can safely say that we all
held our collective breaths when the
cubs decided to come and watch the tourists.
These two were only about 15 feet from
our vehicle…and mum remained watching
from her spot on the hill glad to have some
relief from them for a short time.
Another of our remember for ever close encounter.
We were told to stand with our hands on
Thembo’s legs so he would know we were there.
However, encouraged by older family members two
teenagers decided to use him as a modelling backdrop.
Strangers messing around with a 6 ton elephant which
had killed three hippos in a mad rage after his mother
For the record all photos taken using
Nikon D90 and 70-300mm Nikkor zoom lens.