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Center Stage: South Africa Tour Day 6

 

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We awoke to a beautiful sunrise as we prepared for our first morning game drive.


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While we were just waking up, these bats were settling into their favorite sleeping spot on the patio overlooking the river.


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This mother baboon and her young take a break on the side of the road.


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Lions! These magnificent cats sleep an average of 20 hours a day.


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Vervet monkeys are social animals living mostly in trees. They often warn other animals of impending danger.


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A herd of Water Buffalo stop our vehicle as they cross the road.


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We had a short break to clean up and get lunch, then we were back into the wild!


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Kruger is also home to several native African birds.


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A warthog poses for a quick picture.


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The afternoon game drive provided a chance to see rhinos. The rhinoceros is a herbivore eating mostly leafy material. Rhinos are prized for their horns, which are made of keratin, the same protein that makes up hair and fingernails. Rhinos have excellent hearing, but poor eyesight.


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The sun sets on another day in the park as the safari vehicles head back to camp.


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The Glee Club performed at a dinner for the South African Mint.


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The Mint experienced the tradition of the Glee Club run-out with "Them There Eyes."


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After the performance, we enjoyed a traditional South African meal under the stars.


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A quick rehearsal was scheduled with the Kruger National Park Choir after dinner in preparation for the concert the next evening.

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