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#41 Sharifa

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 04:18 PM

Sharifa - you have to tell us a bit about Mapungubwe. 

 

Its on the my list of places to visit in the near future. 

 

Ok @dikdik :)  you have twisted my arm. A trip report coming up.


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Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:56 PM

The "Baobab Forest" in SLNP Zambia. Situated in a fairly remote area of the northern part of the park it can be reached by a track from Derek Shenton's Kaingo camp. The reason why so many comparatively young baobabs occur in a limited area is something of a mystery. Pottery sherds which we found at the base of one of the older trees may indicate that they were planted for ritual or burial purposes at an earlier time in this area's history.

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 01:15 PM

This amazing Baobab in the Selous is apparently 1800 years old.

 

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 01:41 PM

The famous Baobab in Lebala (Kwando concession) in better times ...... I was shocked when I went there last month, this tree is on the verge of falling off (Elephants!!!!) - was a prominent landmark.

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 07:32 AM

Gweta -Botswana

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 04:56 PM

Planet Baobab Thys? Brings back good memories!


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Posted 12 June 2014 - 04:59 AM

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Posted 12 June 2014 - 11:41 AM

Moremi, August 2012

 

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Ruaha, July 2008

 

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Posted 11 October 2014 - 10:50 AM

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Me with a tree...


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Posted 30 December 2014 - 08:21 PM

Some different baobabs, these are from Lac Tsimanampetsotsa. Sorry, I don't know what species they are, but I do know that 7 of the 8 species in the world are found in Madagascar - and 6 of them only in Madagascar.

 

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This one was sadly vandalised.

 

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Posted 12 January 2015 - 08:26 AM

Moremi 2014

 

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Posted 16 May 2015 - 03:16 PM

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~ @Bugs

 

Were there ever a shot which so forcefully reminds us of our place in the biosphere?

 

The kids running underscores how immense those baobabs are.

 

I greatly enjoyed your Madagascar baobab images.

 

Tom K.


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Posted 16 May 2015 - 03:23 PM

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What a great photo for showing relative scale!

 

The baobab is IMMENSE!

 

Thank you for uploading and sharing such a special image.

 

Tom K.


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Posted 24 October 2015 - 11:51 PM

Tarangire National Park 2013

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Posted 25 October 2015 - 01:23 AM

@Game Warden...or a tree with thee :rolleyes:  



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Posted 25 October 2015 - 05:15 PM

I've already posted these in my TR but here are some from Tarangire last month (September 2015)

 

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Posted 15 April 2017 - 10:20 AM

Most travellers who have visited Ruaha N.P. in southern Tanzania will be familiar with this vista. This image was taken in July 2016 (13.10) and always reminds me of our all too short stay in paradise. The baobab in the foreground clearly shows a significant amount of damage caused by elephants but continues to flourish every year. The Great Ruaha River in the background was not flowing during our visit but consisted of a series of unconnected pools (some quite large and deep), which attracted a wide variety of wildlife in significant numbers.

 

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 08:27 PM

How I love a baobab tree!  Here are some I've seen:

 

 

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 08:29 PM

A few more from Madagascar although not as stunning as the ones posted by others earlier:

 

 

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Posted 17 April 2017 - 08:57 PM

a host tree in South Luangwa

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