Giraffe

This giraffe was waiting for us just outside our camp when we returned for lunch one day.

Leopard

I don't know how one of the guides spotted this leopard. It was sleeping on a branch in a tree with a lot of foliage. From our vehicle I could not see it with my naked eye. After looking through a pair of binoculars I spotted it and was able to get a couple of …

Black Rhino

We had just one black rhino sighting while we were in Africa. In the mid-1900's, black rhinos were plentiful.  In the 1960's settlers killed off a large number of the rhino population. By 1970, there were an estimated 65,000 black rhinos that could be found throughout sub-Saharan Africa. But in eastern Africa, 90 percent of …