Animal Sighting!

Zebra, Rhino Sanctuary
Wildebeast, Rhino Sanctuary

Gemsbok, CKGR
Ostriches in CKGR
Rhino Butt, Rhino Sanctuary
Rhino, Rhino Sanctuary
Guinea Fowl, CKGR
Baboon, Victoria Falls, Zambia

The following is a list of non-domestic animals I've seen...

  • Small 3" Turtle on the Road from Maun that we almost ran over in our truck
  • Large 3' Tortoise on the Road in the CKGR
  • Large Lioness, about 20 ft away from the truck at night in the CKGR, near the Xaxa watering hole
  • Ostriches Galore, and their babies
  • Crocodiles at the crocodile farm, so many crammed in a small space, it was rather inhumane I'd say
  • Springbok
  • Gemsbok
  • Eland
  • Wildebeast
  • Plenty of Impala
  • Warthog and warthog baby on the road
  • Duker, tiny antelope type animal that's very fast and lives solo
  • Jumping Squirrel-type-thing, SO CUTE.
  • Ground Squirrel
  • Elephants on the road in Kasane
  • Giraffe in a game reserve in Maun, on horseback!
  • Plenty of small birds, and large predatory birds (Vultures, Hawks, etc.)
  • Small and very large snakes
  • Lizards in my bedroom
  • House Mouse
  • Hare
  • Rare Black Hyena (dead on the road, body parts removed in front of
  • me by traditional healers)
  • Guinea Fowl
  • Baboons
  • White Rhinos
  • Zebras 
Ironically, though I have a massive camera, I haven't been able to use it. Thanks to the friends who have shared their pictures with me.


  1. OOOOOH, you saw the elusive rhino! On my safari I saw most of what you listed with the addition of hippos, leopards and cheetah. But we searched and searched for a rhino and well that's pretty amazing to see. They are solitary creatures. Nice photos, even if they aren't yours :)

  2. Actually this thing just doesn't let me post with my name. It's Jeannie.