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Elephant Plains in Sabi Sand Wildtuin

Elephant Plains - What makes Elephant Plains so special, apart from the first class accommodation, the perfect hospitality and the excellent food? It is a combination of a number of factors which make it possible to see animals from very close range, due to a number of things:

Male lion in Elephant Plains
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Male leopard in Elephant Plains
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Whilst it can take many weeks to spot e.g. a leopard in the Kruger National Park, and then usually from a distance, it is usually a matter of a few hours in Elephant Plains. Tthe added bonus is that you can usually get so close that you are almost on top of the animal. Being in the midst of a lion pride and looking them square in the face from close quarters, is certainly something quite special. As is following from a close distance two territorial male leopards defending their territory.

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