17 reasons why you should visit the South Luangwa National Park

28 April 2017
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Known as one of the best places to spot leopards and wild dogs in Africa, Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park is a wildlife-rich African safari destination.

The South Luangwa National Park is home to numerous large lion prides, with elephants, buffalo, zebra and puku in abundance here as well.

If you’re interested in going on a Zambia safari, here are 17 reasons why you should visit the South Luangwa National Park in 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#seyahatöykünüanlat #tellatravelstory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sabah saatlerinde ulu bir ağacın gölgesine istiflenmiş aslanlar istirahatta. Bu grupta irili ufaklı bir düzine dişi gölgede birbiriyle yakın temasta pelte durumdaydı. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Females lions resting in close contact with each other. There were a dozen females in this group. The dominant male who was on the other side of the tree looked very dusty and dishevelled. One of the other two male lions that joined the group later had a fresh wound on his leg. They had probably fought nomadic males in the night. . . . . . . #southluangwa#southluangwanationalpark#lions#lionpride#wildlife#nature#zambia#travel#millipark#aslan#aslansürüsü#yabanhayat#doğa#seyahat

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