Our guide parked the Land Cruiser right next to the seventy-year-old matriarch of a herd of elephants this evening. She’s a lovely elephant and didn’t let us stop her from munching away at the acacia tree. We then had drinks and snacks around a table surrounded by sixty elephants, who kept a respectful distance of ten meters, except for some young ones who mock charged. We did pack up a little hurriedly, but then saw a black rhino. Very rare! On the way back we also stopped to disturb a very impressive lioness trying to catch her dinner. I hope she finds it, where we saw her is only about two hundred meters from our bedroom. We also saw warthogs, lots of antilopes, birds of prey and other stuff. We are spending three days in the Addo Elephant Park, looks like it will be exciting.

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