Day 24–Rain, Rain and More rain

The first day of spring and it was … raining. The tour guides cooked up a storm for us last night and we were hoping for some sun today but alas it was not to be. It was the worst kinda of rain. Not pelting down so you just write off the whole day, curl…

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Day 22 and 23–Rain, Rain Go Away

It’s been raining for 2 days. The kind of rain that’s quite annoying. It rains a bit, stops. You think you’re good and go outside for it to start up again. The sun decided to peek through the clouds late in the afternoon so we decided to take advantage of some nice afternoon light and…

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day 21–Taking the Cheetah For A Walk

Today was a bit miserable – cold, overcast and threatening to rain. After the morning feed we gave the servals some new hay for their beds. Each group inspected the new bed for approval. Ubuntu and Upendu decdided they weren’t quite happy about the location of the couch etc. The moved their own water tray…

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Day 19&20–Hanging with the cheetahs

Thursday was showery so didn’t really take any photos so combining posts. After the morning feed we took advantage of the gorgeous light with Diesel. He was a bit too playful so we didn’t stay long. We moved onto Ola who was quite content to lay in her grass and have her picture taken. Finished…

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day 19–Playing Chasey with the Cheetah

This morning we were left to prep and feed the cheetahs by ourselves. Must say they are way scarier when they are hungry and you’re the one having to toss the chicken to them. After our chores Diesel was looking a lot more friendly so we went in to introduce ourselves and take a few…

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Day 18 – Cruisy Intro to the Cats

Up for a 7am start. Cut, powder and feed the cheetahs and prep meat for the other cats for the afternoon. Done… Bit of a break till 9am..where we go an clean the enclosures which is fairly easy when these cats have certain spots they like to use. Everyone is looking a bit sleepy so…

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Day 17–To Daniell Cheetah Project

We didn’t need to be in Port Elizabeth till midday so it meant we could take our time or sleep in this morning. We chose to leave the park slowly, through the park. Up early for a drive just after sunrise around a few of our favorite spots in search of some more animals to…

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