Aminals. April 22 2011 2 Comments
Thoughts from Amanda. Mamelodi, South Africa. April 18, 2011.
And now a minute to introduce you to the animals we've encountered! Some are not so local, some are just here for the breeding program at the farm inn, and some are just totally everywhere.
This is just my best friend Anthony the Cheetah.
Anthony is at the Farm Inn, and here's what else they have.
Chickens are EVERYWHERE, here. and apparently, they sleep in trees.
Tigers rely on stealth so they only go after prey that has turned its back. In some places, people have started wearing masks on the backs of their heads to confuse the tigers. Tiger-deaths dropped drastically in these places!
Besides the Farm Inn, we also visited Pilanesberg, which is a huge natural setting for animals. We saw ostriches, rhinos, lions (mating!), and springbok... but my favorite is actually the impala: