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Safari Journal from Mombo and Abu Camp
Wildlife Report and Photos by Jeanne Robinson. Presented by Guided Safaris®
“It was truly an outstanding trip. We had a fabulous time at Mombo. Great Guide Moss. Saw all Big 5 in a.m. of the second day…had a great wild dog chase – Impala, wild dogs, hyenas, ourselves in Camp Vehicle racing across the plains, while the lions just watched at the whole thing! (The impala got away). Also, got to see a Cheetah, and both Pula and Blue Eyes Leopards – 2 times. Loved what they were doing for the Rhinos. Sighted one of the Black Rhino..very rare. Thanks for all your help. It was a trip of a lifetime!”
Jeanne & Ron, pictured at Abu Camp with Cathy, the matriach elephant of the Abu herd in Botswana. Residents of the Bay Area, this was Jeanne’s 5th trip to Africa, & Ron’s 2nd safari.
About our safari…
What We Loved…
“I’ve been to Africa several times but this was my first safari to Botswana, and we both loved it. Very glad that they as a country are working to protect our precious endangered animals. The picture of the Black Rhino sighted at Mombo Camp on Sep 28 and Pula, seen on the 29th, and then with her kill in the tree. Just a few of the many great pictures, and many great experiences. We were very fortunate to be at Abu Camp when they tested Paul Allen’s first Drone, over our outdoor movie theatre at Abu. We stayed in Unit two, Jody Allen’s unit…fabulous.
I am proud an American, Paul Allen, who owns the 465,000 acres, is trying to use technology to stem the killing of those fabulous creatures. Two books to read: The Elephant Whisperer..heard about it there, and Elephant Company.”
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