Abundant in Skukuza
While Kruger boasts one of the healthiest populations of white Rhino's in the world, increased poaching is reaching crisis levels. At the time of this sighting colleagues in a SanParks helicopter had their research delayed as the pilot had to rush off to storm a rhino poaching camp in the south east part of the park.
Dead plated lizard in the road, not sure which one....
This species is the common 'rainbow skink' from Kruger. Unfortunately the taxonomy seems to be in flux. Also, there's some confusion because the species is so variable looking across life-stages. Here, I've observed an adult male.
The abundant nocturnal gecko on pretty much every wall near a light
A young rainbow mabuya (I think)
The only squirrel in Kruger
Nice big male
There was a whole family of these social mongooses running round Skukuza
This one had young following it around
These guys are abundant in Kruger