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Masuma Dam, Zimbabwe

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Elephants, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998

The Masuma Dam was a highlight of our stay in Hwange National Park. We discovered this water hole and its ample wildlife during an afternoon game drive. After a couple hours here late in the day, the park ranger asked us to leave and proceed back to our camp because the park was closing for the night. Instead, we asked if we could camp here, at the Masuma Dam. What seemed like a funny request became a very good idea. The ranger was delighted to have company and let us stay the night. We cooked food, watched animals, played guitar, drank wine and ultimately didn’t leave for two more days. Now this is the way to see Africa…


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Baby elephant, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Refreshments and guinea fowl, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Zebra and impala, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998

...and several guinea fowl.

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Sable antelope and water eels, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Consuming 2,000 gallons a minute, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Chasing away zebra and guinea fowl, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Elephant, sable, kudu, and zebra, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Photo by Todd Monge

Our group, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Photo by Todd Monge

Sleeping at the water hole, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998


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Photo by Todd Monge

Greg sleeping, Masuma Dam, Hwange, Zimbabwe — October 1998

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