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The carnivores
The 'megaherbivores'
Other grazers & browsers
Smaller mammals
Birds & reptiles
Kruger National Park in South Africa is 'safari for softies'. With tarmac roads, 24-hour electricity (well, apart from during a spectacular thunderstorm), and fully-functional flush toilets, Kruger is a good place to see some of Africa's wild mammals without too much hardship. I spent a week in Kruger in November 2008, in search of white rhinos and the ever-elusive leopard and wild dog. We did eventually encounter rhinos in the southern part of the Park, but this trip turned into a 'lions tour', with good sightings of these big cats every day. Although our vehicle wasn't great for photography (a people-carrier rather than a jeep or a 'pop-top'), a visit to Kruger inevitably generates lots of pictures, so I've divided my favourites into five groups (links on the left) and the pages hopefully won't take too long to load.
Lion cubAfrican elephantPlains zebraTree squirrel
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Last updated 5 April 2009