Dec 16, 2017 |
Kings Pool Camp
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Climate and Landscape
The month of December arrived, bringing a fair amount of rain and thunderstorms, and encouraging the rapid regrowth of vegetation in the Linyanti Concession. The mopane woodlands turned lush and thick overnight.
A small collection of rainwater in the inland pans influenced the sudden migration of both elephant and zebra out of the area, making elephant sightings something of a rarity at the moment.
The rain had the same effect on those most elusive and usually well-camouflaged predators, lions and leopards. While we know they are territorial and do not migrate, but rather protect their territories against competitors, they were a little more difficult to spot in the woodlands due to the regrowth of...