The Boma Babbles #6 September 2009
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|Amazing Video of Baby Elephant! |
Having access to the amazing wildlife of South Africa can often leave you in awe. Here is a video we have just released showing the miracle of life within a breeding herd of African elephants.
BABY ELEPHANT VIDEO
That Tembe Cam - Where did you say it is?
“Our webcam is situated at a watering hole at the Tembe National Elephant Park in the north-east corner of South Africa, near the Mozambique border” Sound familiar?... that’s the quote you see at the top of the Tembe cam every time you open it. So who is the “our” they are talking about? The Tembe Cam is in the Tembe Elephant Park right? Of course it is...but wait...if you check a little deeper; there is an amazing treasure that supports not only the Tembe Cam, but all of South Africa. A sentence from their site says it all... “Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is entrusted with the long term conservation of the region's rich biodiversity for the people of South Africa.”
Curious now? While we see the wonders of the Tembe Cam, what lies behind it is something we all should take a peek at. Check this out and you may discover a whole new appreciation for Tembe’s views:
CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT TEMBE WILDLIFE
Elephant Plains Gets a Makeover
Elephant Plains Waterhole Got a Makeover!
It seems one of the conversations around the local waterholes this month was about the dredging that took place at Elephant Plains. We watched with eager eyes and wondering minds as mounds of earth were moved, leaving a deeper waterhole for the critters that come to quench their thirst there.
The hardest part for Africam cammers? It was watching the waterhole dry up, a necessity in ...
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We just checked our diaries and realized NK has been up and running for 3 years on the 10th September - seems like 6 months. So we have decided to assemble most of the team at Nkorho during that period and provide some celebration and feedback on the 11th. So please join us at 17:00CAT for a few hours.
Meet The Owners - Nkorho
Dirk and Jacqui Becker are the owners of Nkorho Lodge. They have two children, Mandy and Roscoe and, when the children were younger, lived at Nkorho. When the children became older and started at High School, they moved to Nelspruit to live and now visit the lodge each weekend.
Gerda's Did you know...
A blog with interesting facts about animals seen on our cameras will be featured in each newsletter.
As they are my favorite animal, let's start with the Spotted Hyaena :
DID YOU KNOW - HYAENA -By Gerda
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Penny2 celebrated her birthday while at Nkorho this year and was surprised when Wesley entered with a birthday cake made for her.
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