Experience the drama and excitement of going on a game drive in Kruger National Park - leopards, elephants, lions and much more.
Some interesting facts about Kruger National Park:
- It covers and area of just under 2 000 000 hectares.
- It was established in 1898 as the Sabi Game Reserve and was later expanded into the Kruger National Park.
- Kruger National Park is home to an huge number of wildlife species: about 2000 plants (404 are woody plants and 224 grasses), 53 fish, 34 amphibians, 118 reptiles, 517 birds and 147 mammals occur there.
- Kruger is part of the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere a region designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as an International Man and Biosphere Reserve.
- James Stevenson Hamilton became the first warden of the reserve in 1902.
- the first groups of tourists started visiting the Sabie Game Reserve in 1923.
- The park varies in altitude between 200 metres in the east and 840 metres in the south west and the highest point in Kruger is a hill called Khandzalive.
- Of the 517 species of birds in Kruger National Park, 253 are resident, 117 non-breeding migrants, and 147are nomads.
- There are 21 rest camps, 2 private lodge concessions, and 15 designated private safari lodges in Kruger.
We visited Jock Lodge (http://www.jocksafarilodge.com
) in the Kruger National Park, South Africa and shot this short movie for them. I must sat that we had some of the most stunning game sightings of our lives on our game drives.
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