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Kruger catch-up – week 8 – Mopani, Shingwedzi and Sirheni

During week 8 and 9 of my Kruger trip, the good folks from 50/50 TV program came to join me in Kruger. They convinced me that I should be on TV - apparently I have a reasonable enough face (just) for TV - although I've been reassured that most of the series will feature other people and wildlife. The series runs from this November until end of next year - a five-minute insert every three weeks. We'll be shooting in the next few months around the country's other parks, cherry-picking some of the
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Entering the wild north of Kruger

It’s been an incredible few days here in the north of Kruger. From Letaba, I headed north to Mopani Camp and then Shingwedzi, and now I’m at Punda Maria.

A lot of people think there are fewer animals up here in the north. The vast mopane veld does tend to reduce grazing opportunities for antelope, so you don’t tend to see large herds of zebra or impala. But wow, there’s certainly plenty of everything else, including lots of predators!

Near Mopani Camp, we were treated to some fantastic
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