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Southern Cross Safaris News

Flock and awe! Even the elephants are scared by jumbo cloud of tiny red-billed birds

Flock and awe! Even the elephants are scared by jumbo cloud of tiny red-billed birds

12/03/12

They are among the biggest creatures to roam Africa's plains.

But even these elephants were scared by a jumbo-sized cloud of birds who are the same size as the common starling.

The red-billed queleas swarmed around this pair of pachyderms as they tried to drink at the Satao Camp water hole in East Tsavo, Kenya.

In seconds, the peace was shattered by a storm of wings, frightening the elephants away.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2108788/Flock-awe-Even-elephants-scared-jumbo-cloud-tiny-red-billed-birds.html#ixzz1osoAZrzN

Dramatic elephant rescue

Dramatic elephant rescue

04/08/11

We all love a true heart-warming stroy - and this one just makes you want to smile!

This amazing event unfolded between a baby elly and it's mother with the help of Norman Carr Safaris, South Luangwa Conservation Society and ZAWA - the wildlife authority.

To read the full story by Christina Carr, Norman Carr Safaris click here

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

01/08/11

On 23rd September 2011, guests at the Tarhi Tented Lodge in Tsavo East National Park awoke to a wild drama. A baby elephant had become trapped in a waterhole, its increasingly distressed mother trying desperately to extract the baby. After a time other members of the herd headed off, deterred by the increasing number of guests appearing nearby. The mother though held firm, unwilling to abandon her offspring.

Western-Black-Rhino-Declared-Extinct

Western-Black-Rhino-Declared-Extinct

25/07/11

Wild black rhinos were declared extinct, according to the latest assessment by experts at a leading conservation group. The International Union for Conservation of Nature said the western black rhino, native to West Africa, no longer exists and claimed that a quarter of all other mammal species are at risk of extinction.

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