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Following independence in 1980, a lot of names in Zimbabwe were changed. Thus the name of the area is now Matobo. This sign bears the old name of the park, Rhodes Matopos National Park. The park was named after Cecil Rhodes, who is buried here. The park also goes by the name Matobo National Park.
Today's "catch": Two crocodiles, 6 rhinoes, 4 hippoes, zebras and impalas. We got quite close to the mother and child rhino you see in the picture: What you see to the left, is my son's knee, he was sitting on the hood of the jeep :-)
Due to high water table there is more and greener vegetation here than in the other parts of Zimbabwe we visited.
There are two crocodiles in this lake! Difficult to spot in the picture, but I know they are there, cause I wrote it in... more travel advice
I don't know whether these rhinos are black or white. In fact, there is no color difference. We were told that the name... more travel advice
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