Botswana game drives in Moremi Wildlife Reserve
12 and 13 August 2006
Moremi is a protected reserve in northenmost Botswana where game drives let to spot a huge variety of animals like cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, impalas, lions, hippos, warthogs, jackals, elephants, baboons, vultures and many colorful birds.
Entering the Moremi reserve, where our Botswana safari tour continues with game drives in a protected area offering excellent wildlife viewing and sightseeing.
Photos of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Gnu, giraffes and antelopes in Moremi wildlife reserve, northern Botswana.
A group of elephants drinking from a pool. The dry season ( austral summer, June - September ) is the best period to visit Botswana and the parks, because the animals concentrate on the few pools of water remaining wet throughout the country. Also, the dried vegetation lets to spot the wildlife easier. During the wet season, the animals are much more scattered through the country.
Top left picture, a Southern Ground Hornbill, a big non-flying bird. Top picture: the beautiful Lilac-Breasted Roller. Left picture: a Red-billed Hornbill. Botswana is also a birdwatcher paradise and an excellent destination for a birding tour.
Our Moremi wildlife reserve campsite.
During our game drive in Moremi, we spot a lazy lion...
...and many elephants in the bush.
The next day, before sunrise, we see a cheetah eating an antelope.
A nice group of impalas.
Another cheetah, a quite lucky day!
Game drive safari pictures from Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Botswana.
Additional cheetah pictures. We go back where the cheetah was seen before sunrise. The animal is resting in the shadow, but always keeping an eye open on the vultures wishing to feed on the same antelope's carcass.
A spectacular baobab.
Photo of a monitor lizard.
Before sunset, se spot a group of elephants feeding between the bushes.
More photos of elephants in Moremi Reserve, Botswana.
The elephants eventually move to a pool, to drink.
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