South Africa 2011
Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground

People making tourist attractions out of nature.
The Quivertree Forest is a Namibian National Monument and it's caretakers own the farm next door. Amazing plants, and the rocks up the road at Giant's Playground remind you of kids blocks only each one weighs 10 tons or more.
They take orphaned Cheetah cubs and raise them, they are nearly tame.

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Beautiful Aloe dichotoma aka Quivertree and Kokerboom.
Aloe littoralis growing with Quivertrees
Rocks, is that a tank?
More rocks
Got to get that one back up there!
The Rock Dassie (Hyrax) - Its closest relative is the elephant
Beautiful Cheetahs at feeding time
Unbelievable - hand feeding Cheetahs, and scratching their heads. The young woman said that the first time she did this, she was more afraid of talking to the people than feeding the animals. Not me.

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