The dispatches from the field at Zarafa are full of much excitement and the guides will fill you in with a full summary shortly of all Christmas activities. This entry will focus on one of the most unique, exciting, and extremely rare and endangered animals – the wild dog, also known as the cape hunting dog or painted wolf:
24th December – The Thorndike family prepare to depart on a drive ay 5.30am only for the youngster Nick to leave a camera in tent 2. Minutes later upon retrieving the camera the dogs kill an Imapala right in front of deck. One hour of photography later the dogs move off to fins shade.
25th December – Another kill by tent 4 heard then witnessed from the deck of tent 3 by Jerry and Rick from New York. Later the dogs were seen on the pathway between tent 1 and 2 (pictured)
26th December – The guests head north in search of Lion and Cheetah and find the Cheetah boys
27th December – Dogs found again having made a kill near the Zarafa boat station
28th December – The dogs are seen running through camp once again and upon following them they fail to catch and prey. In the evening all guests witness a double kill in camp. The vehicles are jettisoned and the two separate incidents are viewed from the walkways and the main area.
29th December – We’ll keep you posted……..watch this space!
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