August visit to Kruger

by Lourens Erasmus.

The Python moving from the road.

The Python moving from the road.

The Python moving from the road.
The Python moving into the undergrowth.
Moving over a rocky outcrop showing of its buty.
Raising its head before dissapearing deeper into the undergrowth.

Once again we made a visit to the Kruger March 2016 being our last.
Game viewing was not that good as the southern region was very dry comparing to our March visit.
Round Berg en Dal there is virtually no grazing at all and we did not even see an Impala.
Getting back on to the main road from Malelane to Afsaal we where rewarded with something lying across the road. Low and behold it was a magnificent specimen of a Python. on approaching it slithered of the tar and we followed it as it entered the undergrowth. We where the only vehicles up to a point and had an unobstructed view of the Python. With the arrival of other vehicles we pointed the Python out to them with the only visable part was his body moving through the grass.

Lourens and Janette.

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Sep 09, 2016
good sighting
by: Irene

wow we are yet to see a python that size in the bush. We had a small one in camp once but nothing like the one your saw....good sighting.

Sep 09, 2016
Nice sighting
by: Andy

and glad the snake wasn't ridden over by one of the Kruger-cowboys!

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