“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” –Mark Jenkins

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Giant Anteater just before dawn!

Wow - dream come true this morning and well worth the 430am start!!!! we stalked this Giant Anteater for almost an hour just before dawn today - incredible, all the time on the move trying to keep downwind of him at the same time as battling against low light levels, tussocks of grass in the way and barbed-wire fences, which of course he made light work of, but was much harder for us and our cameras. Got, soaked, muddy, bitten and sweaty... but loved absolutely every second of it. Bring on the armadillos! (Ps: you can't really tell from the photo, but this guy is a whopping 8ft long!!)

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