One of the most special nature reserves in the world is the Okavango Delta. The Delta begins as a river that flows from the highlands of Angola and never reaches the sea. The area consists of a system of river arms and streams, wooded islands, reed, lily and papyrus fields, grass plains and savanna. We flew from Maun to Kwetsani. It’s nice here. Wonderful! The elephant removes the mud from the papyrus plant. African puff adder Kwetsani is located in the middle of the Delta and has five luxurious tree houses and views over the flood area. The wedding suite is incredibly luxurious with a double outdoor shower and an outdoor bath. Red lechwes, elephants and lions walk right past the lodge. With a motorboat we saiedl to Hunda island for a morning or an afternoon safari. On the way, still enjoying the hippo’s and a malachite kingfisher. The rules are pretty much the same; we stay in the car. Do not stand up when we see lions or something else. Across the island there are roads through the grass, through the water and sometimes over a bridge. Chacma baboon Vervet monkey The brown is a common tsessebe. Both sexes have horns. Bateleur That is one of the adults not the Alfa female. She takes care of the cubs. The den of the African wild dog. Five adults and 8 cubs. Only the dominant pair may reproduce This is the Alfa female; you see how they feed. This is a mixed herd of younger and older male elephants in a singles herd. From about 10 years on, the male elephants will be removed from the herd by the matriarch. Then she goes in search of a singles herd, because they know how to look for food and water. Steenbok The name for this group of giraffes is a tower, but if they move it is a journey. They are now working on this acacia, they prune the leaves; even the calves. They take care of the giraffe, they eat ticks and parasites. Kudu This is a younger male; not yet an adult. This is a mixed group; a dazzle; males and females. Lilac-breasted roller African green pigeon Kori bustard Coppery-tailed coucal They do the hatching of the eggs in turn. The male broods at night and the female during the day to confuse the predators. Just grabbing a piece of biltong; dried meat. And we call them Southern ground hornbill; the largest of the hornbill. The lioness has a perfect protective color in the dry grass. Lions see people in a car as a whole and the human smell is mixed with the smell of the car. The three sisters Even now where I come from, they use the mokoro to travel between villages and to fish. Shorty and I in the canoe. Shorty and longy. At almost water level through the reeds, papyrus and along beautiful water lilies gives you a completely different picture of the Delta. Pula means cheers and the currency is also called pula. And the rain is also called pula. The wattled crane is the largest crane in Africa and weighs almost 8 kilos. And he loves wetlands Red lechwe If you have become enthusiastic after watching this video, subscribe to my channel to see more videos. On the YouTube homepage you’ll see under subscriptions, that new videos have been uploaded.
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