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Whether you are traveling or just don’t want to pay exorbitant prices on taxi fees, budget car rentals are your saviors. Sadly, most of the time the people who assist you with budget car rentals doesn’t have your best interests at heart. Use these tips to get the budget, out of a budget car rental. Continue reading
This is an update and more advanced article on how to spot animals in Kruger national park or any other wildlife place for that matter.
You have senses and you will be using 2 of them most of the time to spot animals. You will be using your eyes the most, then your ears. First of all it is
important to know your environment. In other words if you are around Lower Sabie in Kruger National park for example you must know that the animals you will see there most often are : Giant Kingfisher, Baboons, Impala, White Rhino, Hippo’s, Lions and Goliath Heron.
When you know more about the animal that you want to see you will also know when you have bigger changes to see them. For example most predators are nocturnal animals but you still see them during the day. Going to Kruger when the plants and bushes are very dense decreases your changes of seeing animals.
It really helps a lot to talk to game rangers in the camps, watch the sightings boards, talk to fellow campers, stop people while driving. From these alone you might get great hints on where animals were last seen for example where a fresh kill is as mentioned in the previous article.
When you want to see a specific animal learn more about it. For example learn that Lions hunt at night mostly although they have been seen hunting during the day especially on cooler cloudy days and also in early mornings, late afternoon. When you see Hyena’s remember that they are not only hunters but also scavengers therefore they might follow a leopard to steal it’s kill.
The more you learn about the bush and the animals the easier you will know what animal activity are happening right before your eyes Continue reading