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Kruger National Park - Skukuza Camp
Title: Kruger National Park - Skukuza Camp
Description: The Kruger National Park is one of the worlds great game reserves covering 1.9 million hectares with 2,400km of road system within the park. These modern equivalents of the tradional mud hut are at Skukuza on the western edge of the park. This camp is the largest and also acts as the administrative centre.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Skukuza Camp
Title: Kruger National Park - Skukuza Camp
Description: This stone pillar marks the entrance to Skukuza Camp. It is located in an area of bushveld containing red bush-willow and acacia trees.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Giraffe
Title: Kruger National Park - Giraffe
Description: A Giraffe spotted from the roadside near Skukuza Camp.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - River Crossing
Title: Kruger National Park - River Crossing
Description: A typical river crossing in the park - no animals on show however. Due to the rainy season the grass was very long making spotting animals slightly difficult.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Baboon
Title: Kruger National Park - Baboon
Description: A Baboon is a very common sight around the park as they enjoy sitting on visitors cars!
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Impala
Title: Kruger National Park - Impala
Description: Impala take over the road as soon as cars pass. No traffic is allowed at night due to the danger of hitting animals.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Zebra
Title: Kruger National Park - Zebra
Description: A family of Zebra hiding amongst the trees.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Elephant
Title: Kruger National Park - Elephant
Description: Just visible in the trees, a lonely elephant passes by.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Escarpment
Title: Kruger National Park - Escarpment
Description: Whilst driving around the park, this is the typical view with the Escarpment in the distance.
Date: February 1986
Kruger National Park - Stevenson-Hamilton Memorial
Title: Kruger National Park - Stevenson-Hamilton Memorial
Description: Colonel James Stevenson-Hamilton was the first warden of the Sabie Game Reserve in 1902. He secured the park from squatters and ensured the future of the animals and their environment. There is a memorial library in Skukuza and this memorial at his burial place deep in the park. The Kruger National Park was formed in 1926 mainly due to his efforts from a number of game reserves.
Date: February 1986
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