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With our last visit to the Kruger National Park we were lucky to get this shot of 2 of the Big Five at once. The rhino actually came walking down the road when we approached, and as there was no turning around, I stopped to see what Rhino was planning on doing. It was late afternoon, and madam made herself at home right in the road with no way for us to pass without being in danger. Next moment Mr Ellie came walking out of the bushes, first heading towards us, but then decided to turn away a little bit and pass right infront of our car. Lucky for us both were very relaxed, as there was no way I could turn around or reverse, as during the time we wait for Rhino to decide what to do, 5 other cars stopped behind us :) we were standing there for about 45 minutes, then had to turn around and go back to camp. We just made it in time before the gates were closed for the night.. what a wonderful experience this was and so happy I can share it with you .

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.GIGIBL
11/03/14 10:21 PM GMT
Great close-up fav for me.
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.Mannie3
11/04/14 12:26 AM GMT
great pic. great story. thanks for sharing
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::0930_23
11/04/14 12:58 AM GMT
I can't imagine seeing these up close and personal Marita.
Thanks for sharing.

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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::Constance52347
11/04/14 1:10 AM GMT
What a great story and photo!
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::tigger3
11/04/14 3:48 AM GMT
You sure brought us a wonderful wildlife image. Faved!!
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::Dunstickin
11/04/14 8:16 AM GMT
I think I would have retreated back 'on foot' and left the car!..(*_-)

What a special moment for you..and thank you for this amazing happening!
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::corngrowth
11/04/14 8:53 AM GMT
Marietha, they must have known that you was on a photo shoot and were there in order to gave you then opportunity to take some unique captures, lol!!!!

Thanks for this amazing and wonderful image. A wonderful experience indeed.
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.Jimbobedsel
11/04/14 12:50 AM GMT
Seeing the elephant and the rhino sure is a lot better than seeing deer, like at the wildlife parks around here! Nice shot.
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.susanlynn
11/04/14 3:20 PM GMT
Sounds like a fun place to drive thru - you managed a great shot the Elephant (Mr. Ellie) crossing the road Marietha.
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.icedancer
11/09/14 8:29 PM GMT
Hey Marita, it's great seeing you posting again. A wonderful capture and seeing these in their environment there in Africa. Superb capture
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