The shortage of water in the winter months leads to wildlife congregating near to water supplies, which can cause a few disputes! These two warthogs were photogrpahed at the waterhole visible from the Tremisana Game Lodge.
Elephant eating whilst walking through Kruger. Most elephants in the wild will eat between 300 and 500 pounds of vegetation, including grass, leaves and fruit, and drink 50 gallons of water every day. They are known to spend 18 to 20 hours a day eating.
Enjoy a meal in the wilds of a private game reserve during the sunset drive at the Marula Tree Boma. Before dark alight the open game vehicle, enjoy the sounds, sights and smells of the African wilderness while your guide prepare dinner. after your meal, continue into the nigh to search for nocturnal wildlife of the reserve
Giraffe obtain much of the moisture they need from their regular diet making drinking from a waterhole an irregular occurance. It’s easy to see why a giraffe would want to avoid being in this position.
Various techniques are employed by giraffe when they do drink from the leg splayed affect see here, to kneeling on both knees as even a combined one knee one splayed leg.