|A giraffe and her child.|
Before Kruger National Park, I’d never smelled a potato bush. It smells as if someone lifted a lid off of a pot of boiling potatoes. Legend has it that if you catch the starchy, sweet smell of potato bush, it means there’s a big snake around.
|Impala are abundant in Kruger National Park. They’re fast and leap high in the air to divert predators.|
|A mother baboon holds her child beneath a thorn bush.|
|A family of elephants feeds at dawn. Elephants eat from dawn until well after midnight each day.|
|This female lioness walked alongside our open-air safari car for more than a half hour before settling back to sleep on the warm, tar road.|
|A family of zebra grazing. A gross, but interesting, fact about zebras: the first thing a baby zebra eats is its mother’s feces. Her feces transfers valuable enzymes and bacteria for the baby’s health and digestion.|
|Baboons are born entertainers.|