The King and Prime Minister of Imfolozi

This morning we spent some time with two magnificent male lions in the far western reaches of Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.

One of them was bruised and battered with battle scars all over his body. Obviously he’s the enforcer for the King; the light-maned male with the relatively unscathed hide and face.

Sadly, today was our final full day here at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi. Tomorrow we only have the distance between here at Mpila Camp and the Memorial Gate to savour this pristine wilderness one last time before heading back to Pretoria.

 

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12 thoughts on “The King and Prime Minister of Imfolozi

    1. de Wets Wild Post author

      We certainly did, thanks Carol – our route from Memorial Gate via Pongola, Piet Retief and Ermelo back to Pretoria was much quieter than we expected (and there’s a brilliant new Total service station just on the northern outskirts of Piet Retief that’s well worth stopping at, if ever you come that way)

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    1. de Wets Wild Post author

      Ons roete tussen Hluhluwe en Pretoria is regtig baie gemaklik, Ineke – net n paar kilometer se padwerke tussen Hendrina en Middelburg maar as dit klaar is gaan die pad nog meer van n plesier wees!

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  1. John

    What will I say about this wonderful picture!😊 I hope I is able to get to South Africa and join the fabulous nature and theirs animals. Thanks for sharing your photos and experience in the great nature that you have!😊 This means a lot more than every nature tv show because we know this is true and your post with your and your family’s own experience is priceless!

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