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How To Make The Most Of Your Erindi Stay

How To Make The Most Of Your Erindi Stay

Erindi Private Game Reserve offers 24 incredible activities, showcasing the most diverse fauna and flora species found anywhere in Africa. Our two camps, Old Traders Lodge and Camp Elephant, have been built along ecotourism lines. For the wildlife tourist and adventure seeker, Erindi is a treasure trove of exciting creatures. Whether big or small, all our wildlife, bird life and plant life species have a safe haven here. We have

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The Wild Dog Conservation Programme

The Wild Dog Conservation Programme

The African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, is native to Sub-Saharan Africa. It has few natural predators, but habitat fragmentation, human persecution and disease have slashed its numbers. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the African wild dog is one of the rarest and most endangered mammals in the world. Current population estimates are between 3000 and 6600. The story of the African wild dog conservation programme at Erindi Private Game

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The Serval Conservation Project

The Serval Conservation Project

Photo cred: N. Britz (c) The serval, Leptailurus serval, is a medium-sized African wild cat. During the hunting era on the reserve, the first confirmed serval was a photograph of one shot by a hunter. Its presence on Erindi was a surprise, as the reserve isn’t within the known distribution range of this animal. In early 2008, the Global Leopard Project at Erindi found the remains of a serval that

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The Pangolin Conservation Project

The Pangolin Conservation Project

Photo cred: R. Cloete (c) The pangolin or scaly anteater, Manis temminckii, is a solitary, nocturnal mammal that lives in burrows. Its diet consists mainly of ants and termites which it scoops up with its long, specially adapted tongue. Pangolin populations worldwide are under pressure by hunting and habitat degradation. Thought to be the most trafficked mammal globally, pangolins are listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened

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The Lion Management Project

The Lion Management Project

Photo cred: Donal Boyd Photography The lion, Panthera leo, was labelled a ‘problem animal’ when it killed livestock on Namibian farms to survive. This created a human-wildlife conflict, because rural communities often took matters into their own hands and would set up traps to remove rogue lions altogether. After Erindi learned of this, lions were transferred from outside Etosha National Park and slowly introduced into the reserve from 2005 onwards.

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The Honey Badger Conservation Project

The Honey Badger Conservation Project

The honey badger or ratel, Mellivora capensis, looks more like a weasel than other badgers. Primarily carnivorous, it has few natural predators because of its extremely thick, loose skin and ferocious fighting abilities. The Erindi ecology team caught honey badgers in cage traps, then moved them to crates for transport. Once at the veterinary surgery in Omaruru, the badgers were anaesthetised and Dr Otto Zabka implanted VHF transmitters under the

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The Global Leopard Project

The Global Leopard Project

Photo cred: N. Britz (c) The leopard, Panthera pardus, is found throughout Namibia, except on the Skeleton Coast. Because they occasionally take livestock on farmland, they’re actively persecuted through trapping, shooting and poisoning, and hundreds are killed annually. With the growth in human populations and changing land-use practices, it has become essential to resolve the conflict between leopards and humans in order to ensure the survival of these cats and

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The Elephant Conservation Project

The Elephant Conservation Project

Populations of the African elephant, Loxodonta africana, were significantly reduced by poaching in the late 20th century. The 2015 population estimate for Namibia is over 20 000 elephants: the northwest population is about 4 000 animals and includes the elephants in Etosha National Park, while the northeastern population is over 16 000 animals. Erindi is home to over 120 African elephants and growing. The Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism

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The Cheetah Conservation Project

The Cheetah Conservation Project

Photo cred: J. Nel (c) The cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, is classified as ‘vulnerable’ in the IUCN Red Data Book List. Cheetah’s are one of Africa’s most endangered big cats. Their numbers have declined by 90% over the past century, dropping from 100 000 to only about 10 000 today. The main reason for the decline is human-wildlife conflict, disappearing habitat, and loss of prey. Namibia has the largest and healthiest

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The Aardvark Conservation Project

The Aardvark Conservation Project

Photo cred: GP Britz (c) The aardvark, Orycteropus afer, is a nocturnal burrowing mammal native to Africa. It uses its long, pig-like snout to sniff out food, mainly ants and termites, which it digs out using its sharp claws and powerful legs. Highly intelligent, aardvarks proved a very challenging animal for the Erindi ecology team to capture. Even a cage trap, carefully and quietly placed at the entrance to an

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  • It has been an absolute pleasure hosting @donalboyd and @jarredseng for their photography workshop. They have experienced tumultuous African weather and witnessed first-hand the daily challenges involved in conserving nature. We thank you for bringing this to life through the lens. We look forward to our next reunion! 💚 Repost: @donalboyd - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #elephant #big5 #elephants #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush

    erindinamibia: "It has been an absolute pleasure hosting @donalboyd and @jarredseng for their photography workshop. They have experienced tumultuous African weather and witnessed first-hand the daily challenges involved in conserving nature. We thank you for bringing this to life through the lens. We look forward to our next reunion! 💚

Repost: @donalboyd
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #elephant #big5 #elephants #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush"
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  • Honey is our showstopper. She spends her time sleeping in trees or dragging her prey up to be eaten in trees. It’s a cats life @erindinamibia 😺🍖🌳 📷 Repost: @elle_pickerill - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #leopards #big5 #leopardlove #bigcats #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush

    erindinamibia: "Honey is our showstopper. She spends her time sleeping in trees or dragging her prey up to be eaten in trees. It’s a cats life @erindinamibia 😺🍖🌳 📷 Repost: @elle_pickerill
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #leopards #big5 #leopardlove #bigcats #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush"
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  • The photography workshop crew are all in formation. We had a brilliant time hosting these creative geniuses @erindinamibia 📷👏 Repost: @lifeintransitblog - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush

    erindinamibia: "The photography workshop crew are all in formation. We had a brilliant time hosting these creative geniuses @erindinamibia 📷👏
Repost: @lifeintransitblog
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #photography #workshop #photographers #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #africanbush"
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  • Life got you seeing double? 👀Don’t stress, it's Wednesday, and that means we are halfway through the week!🙌 Repost 📷: @joyceong1 - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #giraffe #giraffes #giraffelove #africanbush

    erindinamibia: "Life got you seeing double? 👀Don’t stress, it's Wednesday, and that means we are halfway through the week!🙌
Repost 📷: @joyceong1
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica #wildlifeconservation #protectwildlife #giraffe #giraffes #giraffelove #africanbush"
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  • This zebra is alone with his thoughts in the foliage. We love the mood captured by one of the photography students during the workshop hosted @erindinamibia Repost: 📷@shalamah.tautaiolefue - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #class #zebra #bush #plainsgame #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "This zebra is alone with his thoughts in the foliage. We love the mood captured by one of the photography students during the workshop hosted @erindinamibia
Repost: 📷@shalamah.tautaiolefue
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #class #zebra #bush #plainsgame #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • Starry, starry night under the dramatic Namibian sky. This exceptionally talented class participating in the photography workshop @erindinamibia stops to enjoy the sights above them. 🌌✨ 📷 Repost: @jarredseng - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #class #nightsky #galaxy #stars #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "Starry, starry night under the dramatic Namibian sky. This exceptionally talented class participating in the photography workshop @erindinamibia stops to enjoy the sights above them. 🌌✨
📷 Repost: @jarredseng
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #workshop #photographers #class #nightsky #galaxy #stars #conservation #awareness #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • Update on fieldwork @erindinamibia, the @ccfcheetah team checks on the health of each individual regularly and administers any vaccinations necessary. Repost: 📷H.B. Ryan - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #catsofinstagram #bigcats #cheetah #cheetahwalk #safari #wilderness #conservation #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "Update on fieldwork @erindinamibia, the @ccfcheetah team checks on the health of each individual regularly and administers any vaccinations necessary. 
Repost: 📷H.B. Ryan
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #catsofinstagram #bigcats #cheetah #cheetahwalk #safari #wilderness #conservation #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • Vibrant and confident, the Cape Glossy Starling surveys the tree canopy for succulent nectar and foliage. 🌸🌿🐦 Repost: 📷Anton Welman - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #capeglossy #starlings #birdlovers #birdworld #birdwatching #photography #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "Vibrant and confident, the Cape Glossy Starling surveys the tree canopy for succulent nectar and foliage. 🌸🌿🐦
Repost: 📷Anton Welman
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #capeglossy #starlings #birdlovers #birdworld #birdwatching #photography #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • According to the @wwf, the African wild dog is one of the rarest and most endangered mammals in the world. Sightings are incredibly rare. But thanks to the wild dog conservation programme @erindinamibia, you will see many of these beautiful canines running around. 🐾💕 Repost: 📷V&K Ross-Jones (c) - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #wilddogs #wilddog #canine #conservation #awareness #photography #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "According to the @wwf, the African wild dog is one of the rarest and most endangered mammals in the world. Sightings are incredibly rare. But thanks to the wild dog conservation programme @erindinamibia, you will see many of these beautiful canines running around. 🐾💕
Repost: 📷V&K Ross-Jones (c)
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #wilddogs #wilddog #canine #conservation #awareness #photography #safari #wilderness #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • This is a look of satisfaction, a meal that is well deserved. Erindi works closely with @ccfcheetah to rehabilitate cheetahs captured on surrounding farms and reintroduce them back into the reserve. 😻 Repost @donalboyd - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #cheetah #cheetahwalk #safari #wilderness #conservation #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "This is a look of satisfaction, a meal that is well deserved. Erindi works closely with @ccfcheetah to rehabilitate cheetahs captured on surrounding farms and reintroduce them back into the reserve. 😻
Repost @donalboyd
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #cheetah #cheetahwalk #safari #wilderness #conservation #wildafrica #natgeo #natgeotravel #natgeowild #picoftheday #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • An elephant symbolizes good luck, wisdom, and serenity. We will continue to do all that we can to conserve these incredible giants. ❤🐘 Repost 📷 @francois_227 #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #moody #elephant #safari #big5 #wilderness #wildafrica #canon #natgeo #natgeotravel #animals #conservation #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "An elephant symbolizes good luck, wisdom, and serenity. We will continue to do all that we can to conserve these incredible giants. ❤🐘
Repost 📷 @francois_227
#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #gamedrive #photography #moody #elephant #safari #big5 #wilderness #wildafrica #canon #natgeo #natgeotravel #animals #conservation
#picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #thisisafrica"
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  • The king of the jungle playfully shows off a golden pose for his fans ☀️🦁 Repost 📷 @donalboyd - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #lion #big5 #bigcats #catworld #catlovers #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #africa #liveauthentic #passionpassport #natgeotravel #earthpix #welivetoexplore #wildlifefriend #visualsoflife #instagood #naturegeography #lionking

    erindinamibia: "The king of the jungle playfully shows off a golden pose for his fans ☀️🦁
Repost 📷 @donalboyd
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #lion #big5 #bigcats #catworld #catlovers #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #africa #liveauthentic #passionpassport #natgeotravel #earthpix #welivetoexplore #wildlifefriend #visualsoflife #instagood #naturegeography #lionking"
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  • Feel like you’re on the edge of the world @erindinamibia. The sights will leave you breathless. 🌄 Repost 📷 @wanderglider - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #view #beauty #sunset #dusk #horizon #natureviewing #gamedrive #landscape #outsideisfree #africansafari #discover #wanderlust #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "Feel like you’re on the edge of the world @erindinamibia. The sights will leave you breathless. 🌄
Repost 📷 @wanderglider
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #view #beauty #sunset #dusk #horizon #natureviewing #gamedrive #landscape #outsideisfree #africansafari #discover #wanderlust #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica"
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  • Why search the world for beauty when we have it right here at Erindi. This lion is: Beautiful. Prachtig. Hermosa. Magnifique. Schön. Bello. 🦁 Repost 📷 @francois_227 - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #lion #beauty #beautiful #international #language #big5 #bigcats #catworld #catlovers #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "Why search the world for beauty when we have it right here at Erindi. This lion is: Beautiful. Prachtig. Hermosa. Magnifique. Schön. Bello. 🦁
Repost 📷 @francois_227
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #lion #beauty #beautiful #international #language #big5 #bigcats #catworld #catlovers #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica"
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  • “An illuminated eye peers through tall grass. The pensive Cheetah assesses her surroundings @erindinamibia” 👁 Repost 📷 @donalboyd - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #cheetah #bigcat #catworld #catlovers #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "“An illuminated eye peers through tall grass. The pensive Cheetah assesses her surroundings @erindinamibia” 👁
Repost 📷 @donalboyd
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #cheetah #bigcat #catworld #catlovers #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica"
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  • The sun beats down at midday on an unusual congregation of big ones and little ones. 🐘🐗 📷Photo cred: @Maxime Barthelmé - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #elephant #warthog #gamedrive #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica

    erindinamibia: "The sun beats down at midday on an unusual congregation of big ones and little ones. 🐘🐗
📷Photo cred: @Maxime Barthelmé
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #elephant #warthog #gamedrive #discover #view #sunshine #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #thisisafrica"
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  • Lunch in the wild is no easy feat. It requires precision and patience, which is two qualities the cheetah certainly has. 🍽🐱 Photo cred: @fnventer - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #cheetah #mealtime #outdoors #nature #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #wild #animalkingdom

    erindinamibia: "Lunch in the wild is no easy feat. It requires precision and patience, which is two qualities the cheetah certainly has. 🍽🐱
Photo cred: @fnventer
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #cheetah #mealtime #outdoors #nature #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel #wild #animalkingdom"
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  • Come see Fifty Stripes Darker in Namibia 😉 📷 Photo cred: @donalboyd #regram - - - - #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #zebra #stripes #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel

    erindinamibia: "Come see Fifty Stripes Darker in Namibia 😉 📷 Photo cred:  @donalboyd #regram
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#erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #zebra #stripes #discover #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel"
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  • A beautiful skyline for a beautiful giant 🐘 📷Photo cred: @heidicloete - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #elephant #gamedrive #discover #view #sunset #dusk #horizon #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel

    erindinamibia: "A beautiful skyline for a beautiful giant 🐘
📷Photo cred: @heidicloete
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #elephant #gamedrive #discover #view #sunset #dusk #horizon #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel"
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  • Enjoy a cup of coffee from your private suite as the dawn breaks over the horizon and the sounds of nature start to stir. 🌄☕️ 📷Photo cred: @heidicloete - - - #regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #discover #view #sunrise #dawn #horizon #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel

    erindinamibia: "Enjoy a cup of coffee from your private suite as the dawn breaks over the horizon and the sounds of nature start to stir. 🌄☕️
📷Photo cred: @heidicloete
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#regram #erindi #erindinamibia #outdoors #nature #discover #view #sunrise #dawn #horizon #luxuryliving #picoftheday #safari #goexplore #travelgram #namibia #africa #natgeowild #earthpix #africanamazing #igtravel #natgeotravel"
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