Desert Rhino Camp – May 2015

May 12, 2015 Desert Rhino Camp
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Climate and Landscape
The weather was hot at Desert Rhino Camp during May, with warm nights that only started to cool down towards the end of the month. The temperature rose to 48° Celsius during the day with nights as warm as 25° and typically windy evenings.

Highlights at Desert Rhino Camp this month were the exciting sightings of desert-adapted rhinos with their calves and a return visit of desert-adapted lionesses which made a kill at Salvadora Junction – inviting scavenging spotted hyaena and black-backed jackal to the scene.

Our youngest guest this month, who went by the name of Quinten, shared what he described as his best pictures, shot on his first safari with his parents.

We often saw Rüppell's korhaan around camp in the mornings, with their ‘froggy’ call confusing guests who don’t know this beautiful bird.
Lion, spotted hyaena, black-bakced jackal and Ruppels Korhaan at Desert Rhino Camp, Namibia

Guest News Comments
"Incredible attention to detail by management, guides and staff. Definitely rates best WS camp in Damaraland and Sossusvlei."
"We really enjoyed everything we saw, did and ate and heard. Thank you very much for your kindness and care.We are impressed by the respect for the rhinos and all other animals and will not forget you. Our son Quinten enjoyed everything and surely will miss you all especially his friend Bons. "
"What a fantastic team working together! So enjoyed my short but enjoyable stay. So many little touches that make the difference."
"Amazing staff, service, attitude, attention to detail, warm greeting, food was great, perfect job!"

Camp News
As the busy season begins, staff are busy too, ensuring that guest expectations are met while still trying their best to make time for the Lobster Ink hospitality training modules.

Staff in Camp
Elfrieda (Manager) Queen (Housekeeping manager)
Simon (Maintenance Manager)
Lilian (F&B Manager)
Johann (Head guide), Tamite (Guide), Bons (Guide) and Bennie (Guide)

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