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Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

‘People must feel that the natural world

is important

and valuable and beautiful

and wonderful and an amazement

and a pleasure.’

David Attenborough

Peacock showing his colours

A Grand Peacock

A White Lioness

A  Beautiful White Lioness

Heia Safari Ranch

When my family came from England for a visit, we stayed at Heia Safari Ranch in Muldersdrift. Muldersdrift is a wonderful area for weddings and tourism and Heia Safari is the creation of a amazing space in a beautiful place.

An African Welcome

An African Welcome

Zebra, giraffe, peacock, buck and even a zonkey (cross between a zebra and a donkey), mingle freely with the guests which was a great introduction to Africa for our visitor from New Zealand.

The Resident Zonkey

The Resident Zonkey

My granddaughters were particularly impressed by the giraffe, who passively nibbled away at the top leaves of the trees, blissfully unperturbed by their presence.

He's Really Tall!

He’s Really Tall!

Getting a good shot of the peacock was a real exercise in patience but eventually, he showed off his glorious colours.

The Splendid Peacock

The Splendid Peacock

The zebra like to make their way to the swimming pool for a drink. Swimmers have to vacate the pool when the zebras arrive as the safety of the animals is paramount. They cannot be disturbed as, should they be startled, they may slip and injure themselves.

Zebra Drinking

Zebra Drinking

Good times!