Did anyone else see the croc try to get the juvenile fish eagle, before the image crashed???
Something fishy going on!
I can't make out if it's a female or a juvenile fish eagle there too, slightly to the left and higher up the bank, but a lot of vocalisation going on !!
Fish eagle for example.
Well said Annette. Been there. Seen it. Agree. At least with the remarkable Skyline webcams we can still get a flavour of this wonderful place and these remarkable animals whilst sitting at home with a cuppa and choccy biscuit to keep us company. Who knows what will appear on our computer screens next? Tea anyone?
Thank you Annette for your lovely description. I may never get to visit, but just hearing about your experience is wonderful. I, too, love big (and little!) cats. Seeing them in their natural state would be exciting to say the least. And, I cannot imagine a place where there are hundreds of hippos! I especially enjoy seeing them here seemingly so relaxed and at home. All these creatures are beautiful. You are lucky to have those memories.
Morning It is an absolute privilege to be able to visit this amazing country, and spend time with the Shenton team who are so friendly, passionate & knowledgeable about all things wildlife.There are hundreds of hippo's in 'their' space all along the river, and as the water recedes they jostle for space in the river to keep cool, as the temperatures rise.However the cats are my favourite's (Particularly Leopards & Lions) and we have been so very lucky to be able to see them in their natural habitat, track them and share some special unforgettable moments with them.Being able to view the waterholes is a wonderful way to spend time back home (UK for me) until we return!If you get the opportunity go to Zambia, one of my favourite safari destinations!
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Morning all -- Annette, I noted your comments about the hippos taking up minerals & salts from the banks. That never occurred to me. Also see that you have visited this area. Please share your experiences. What was it like to see these lovelies in person?
Yes Tasos, I've actually been to both camps several times and will be back there in Septembe
@Annette and Alister. Have you seen how the hippo hide looks like? If you haven't, go to SHENTON page and hit the "view hippo hide" button
Gossamer strands more likely, gives a nice effect when the suns low
First time I have seen the hippos out of the water!
@Alister. You are most probably right. What we see is the shadow of these thatch pieces on the lens. That's why we don't see anything when the sun changes position.