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Dec 2, 2006 - Cheetah Park - 'Its all in the name'

Left Etosha, that did turn out to be a good park and headed for Cheetah Park. Not to much of an eventful day. Drove to Cheetah Park where funnily enough they keep Cheetahs. Strange. Arrived in the late afternoon, pitched the tent (just realized whilst writing this that ostriches roam in the most desolate places, no wonder they bury their heads in the sand . Probably more interesting. Thought you wanted to know that). Went to the bar which was pretty rustic and homemade to say the least. Cheetah Park is in the middle of 'bum fuck nowhere' as...

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Nov 15, 2006 - Otjhotongwe Cheetah Park / Sptizkoppe

Imagine for a moment that you are standing in the back of a pick-up truck with only a low metal rail around you, and not 3 feet below are 16 wild cheetahs circling round and round. Now imagine that they are hungry - well, they were! We had arrived at a park where troublesome cheetahs (those that have attacked local farm animals) are kept for their own protection. We were first introduced to three "tame" cheetahs and allowed to pet them and pose for pictures with them. I even got licked by one! Our guide shared a lot of facts about cheetahs,...

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