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Kwando camp and Okavango Delta from the air.


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#1 penolva

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Posted 31 July 2016 - 01:01 PM

Each time I look at my video I want to go back and search for wild dogs with Spencer again! Pen ( it does end before the music does)

 

 


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Posted 31 July 2016 - 02:26 PM

I'll never forget my first flight over the Okavango Delta in July of 2011. It was nothing less than awe inspiring. It was just so green and lush; I could also see wildlife from the air.

There were herds of buffalo and elephants, as well as giraffes.

 

I can also remember being guided by Spencer when I stayed at Lagoon Camp last year. Yes, I do have to say that he was an outstanding guide.


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:28 AM

No shortage of water.  What time of year?


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 02:41 AM

No shortage of water.  What time of year?

 

 

Regardless of summer or winter, there isn't so much water anymore @Geoff - no boat trips for example., at lagoon still due to low water levels....... 


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 03:16 AM

@madaboutcheetah  That's what I had heard so I was surprised when viewing @penolva vid. Maybe I should have asked when it was filmed. 

 

Well that's good for cheetah in the Selinda then. Many of the areas that were flooded near to the lagoon will return to open plains.


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 03:48 AM

Looks like the video was posted on youtube in 2012 @Geoff


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 04:13 AM

@Geoff - around 2010-2012 was very very wet.  It's been progressively drying up since 2014......

 

Yes, cheetah are already moving into the Kwando/Selinda ......... Now that the old boys reign has ended - new males are popping up, along with random females......


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