Where in the world do you get closer to a group of drinking elephant? Click this post to see how close. The photo was recently taken at Somalisa Camp in Hwange National park.  One of the finest lodges in this magnificent park.

The weekend closest to the first full moon in September, it is a date that not many forget in Zimbabwe! Animals on the flood plains of the Zambezi will be counted by groups of volunteers that walk through the park in a south-north direction ending at the Zambezi. The data obtained during the last 15 years have been very helpful for the conservation of this special area.