Safari as Food

I recently came across this picture in a Johannesburg supermarket (thanks Bing!):

So I thought I should match each of those pate cans with pictures I took of the actual animals you’ll be eating. I’m not judging. Just filling in the missing pictures.

Ostrich
Springbok
Crocodile
Kudu

You’ll have to ... 

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In Pursuit of the Buffalo

As 2010 is coming to a close, we are finding ourselves once more in Madikwe Game Reserve. My brother and his three kids are visiting from Germany and we are eager to experience this great adventure together. Our lodge offers a little more luxury than the bush camp of my photo safari in October ... 

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Johannesburg Climate

I don’t know about you, but whenever we’re moving someplace, the first thing I’m checking out is the weather. Yes, education is important, so I researched a lot of schooling options, and yes, you don’t want to die either, so in the case of South Africa I researched safety as ... 

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Observations on Local Wildlife – Part I

As I was lying in bed all night, wide awake, at times squeezed from both sides by equally wide awake (and fidgety) children, I had ample opportunity to listen to the animal sounds wafting trough the open windows: A variety of birds, one of which sounds JUST like Kevin in the movie UP, a meowing cat, ... 

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