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A Third Picture Postcard From Kruger National Park, South Africa

05/11/2015 02:51 pm ET | Updated May 07, 2016

The black prehensile tongue of a giraffe is about 20 inches long.
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When giraffes drink, they have to bend their knees or spread their legs awkwardly and then raise their necks quickly, throwing their heads back to regulate their blood pressure.
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Cape buffalo are one of the "Big Five", a term used by game hunters because they are the most difficult to hunt and the meanest when cornered. The Big Five are the leopard, rhino, elephant, Cape buffalo and lion.
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A bewildered wildebeest:
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A sounder of warthogs kept the grass cut at the lodge.
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