Escape the lockdown by answering the call of the wild

Escape the lockdown by answering the call of the wild

While we are required to stay at home to fight the coronavirus pandemic, that doesn't mean we can't escape to nature and get away from it all...

Leopard in a tree
YouTube / Robert Hofmeyr

The roar of the lion. The chirp of the cricket. The call of the fish eagle.

We are extremely lucky as South Africans to have the natural world on our doorstep. Be it your local nature reserve or the splendour of the Kruger National Park, we are able to escape the hustle and bustle of society to really get away from it all and relax.

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While this is not physically possible at the moment due to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, we stumbled across a video which will not only give your nature cravings a bit of respite, but will also allow you to completely chill and get away from the realities of lockdown living - if just for a while.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the African bush with this wonderful video of the Kruger National Park's inhabitants, shot by the incredibly talented Robert Hofmeyr:

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Lion panting

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Images: YouTube Screenshot / Robert Hofmeyr

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