View from the top. Unlike every other view I’ve ever seen, when you look out you see all these animals moving below — herds of zebra or buffalo or a few giraffes here and there.  (@chelsa has her eye on 4 standing giraffes and 1 we think is dead)  (at Phinda Rock Lodge)

View from the top. Unlike every other view I’ve ever seen, when you look out you see all these animals moving below — herds of zebra or buffalo or a few giraffes here and there. (@chelsa has her eye on 4 standing giraffes and 1 we think is dead) (at Phinda Rock Lodge)

Earlier in the day we came across an elephant, then there were 2, then 3, then the crazy sound of trees crashing down (just like in Jurassic Park!  super scary btw ), then there were 5, and then we had to back up the jeep, and then we got stuck in the sand, and then the baby elephant made a move at us (!!), and then we panicked enough to get us unstuck, and then when we counted we had 17 in front of us which was pretty great.  #sqzHoneymoon  (at Phinda Forest Lodge)

Earlier in the day we came across an elephant, then there were 2, then 3, then the crazy sound of trees crashing down (just like in Jurassic Park! super scary btw ), then there were 5, and then we had to back up the jeep, and then we got stuck in the sand, and then the baby elephant made a move at us (!!), and then we panicked enough to get us unstuck, and then when we counted we had 17 in front of us which was pretty great. #sqzHoneymoon (at Phinda Forest Lodge)

I know @chelsa just posted something similar, but come’on, how crazy is this??? It’s like he’s just mugging for the camera. (ps took us 3x to track down this guy. Then we followed him to water hole, where we took this. Then we listened to his cubs rip apart a zebra for 15 mins). #sqzHoneymoon (at Phinda Forest Lodge)

I know @chelsa just posted something similar, but come’on, how crazy is this??? It’s like he’s just mugging for the camera. (ps took us 3x to track down this guy. Then we followed him to water hole, where we took this. Then we listened to his cubs rip apart a zebra for 15 mins). #sqzHoneymoon (at Phinda Forest Lodge)

We’ve seen both the black rhino & the white rhino. These are the black rhinos (“the sports car version of the white rhino”) and are apparently super rare (~1000 left in the wild). They’re rare because of all the poaching — people kill them for their horns as guide said horns go for around $90,000/kg.  aka: the horn from the rhino on the right would be worth around $350,000.   (at Phinda Forest Lodge)

We’ve seen both the black rhino & the white rhino. These are the black rhinos (“the sports car version of the white rhino”) and are apparently super rare (~1000 left in the wild). They’re rare because of all the poaching — people kill them for their horns as guide said horns go for around $90,000/kg. aka: the horn from the rhino on the right would be worth around $350,000. (at Phinda Forest Lodge)