Monthly Archives: December 2013

band of gorillas

It is Christmas eve, and I am bicycling along a laterite track to check on my camera trap.  It has been in place for a week since my last visit.  The extreme heat and humidity shortens the battery life, making … Continue reading

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sand sharks

It must be the season for sand sharks.  I am catching plenty.  They seem to cluster around the lagoon breakthrough, and near the Terminal jetty.  Bait-fishing puts a fish-bait or prawn close to the ocean floor where they like to … Continue reading

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elephant swim

Our telephone is ringing at 6:20 this morning.  Luanne is calling.  Luanne’s house overlooks Lake Yenzi, and there is an elephant swimming in the lake.  It is not that unusual, for the two males have been seen swimming together several … Continue reading

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