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Kruger National Park - South Africa
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The Kruger National Park is the largest nature reserve in South Africa. Is shaped like a huge rectangle of 350 x 60 km, is great half as much as the Po Valley. The Kruger National Park protects over 150 species of mammals and more than 500 birds. You may have to park all 5 Big Five.
The Big Five
The Big Five (the five big animals) are animals of interest, then most wanted during the African safari. The Big Five are the lion, the African elephant, the African buffalo, leopard and the Black Rhinoceros
The lions are the kings of the Kruger National Park here live more than 2000. Female lions hunt in groups at night or dawn, catching antelope, warthogs, zebras and buffaloes. The sighting of the lions is not easy and requires patience.
The African elephant is the largest land animal, reaching 7 meters long, 3.5 tall and can weigh up to 10 tonnes. And 'huge and heavy, but can run up to 40 km / h.
The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of The Big Five. This cat is difficult to sight in the Kruger National Park because it is mainly nocturnal (though sometimes you can see the day), or because there are only 1,000 copies throughout the park. These solitary cats are agile tree climbers.
The Black Rhino of The Big Five. An adult weighs from till 1400 weight. The Rhinos are very difficult to spot because rare in the Kruger National Park, there are only 350 copies.
The last animal of the Big Five is the African buffalo in the park is home to over 25,000 animals and is really easy to meet up. African Buffalos reach a height of 1.5 m and weigh from 600 to 750 kg when they walk next to your car does not feel so safe!
In the Kruger National Park live 9000 elegant giraffe can reach 5 feet tall.
Another animal is easy to spot the Zebra, more than 32,000 animals graze the vast green expanses of the Kruger National Park.
The park also live 170,000 impala, small antelope 75-95 cm high which can weigh 40-80 kg during the race these small, agile animals can leap 9 meters in height and 2.5.
The Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) is an elegant antelope easily recognizable by the vertical white stripes along the body. And 'bigger than the fact reaches 200-300 kg in weight and should be high up to 1 meter and a half. While the Impala are numerous and meet anywhere in the park is home to only 5,000 heads of Greater Kudu, then there is no guarantee spot him.
The Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild pig brown. They live about 4,000 in the Kruger National Park.
Many vervet monkeys living in the park (or green monkeys), some funny monkeys often take possession of the road. It 's a pleasure having to stop the car and feel a bit' to observe, there are often too small. The monkeys are accustomed to human presence and often climb on to roofs and bonnets of cars.
In lakes of the Kruger National Park live 3000 Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious), adults weigh from 1,500 to 3,000 kilograms and live in large groups.
Swim in the waters of the park also 5000 of Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus). Hard to say if it is more dangerous than a hippo or a crocodile, no doubt the waters of the Kruger National Park are not safe places where you take a bath!
To explore the Kruger National Park are a few days in the car, the basic rule is that you must stay in their cars all day, is forbidden leave because animals could be very dangerous.
Skukuza Camp, kruger park lodge
The Park has more than 20 camps to spend the night, is the main Skukuza. Skukuza in the field is also a curious local restaurant situated in the old train station, some dining halls are set up in old cars.