Tag : St Lucia Wetlands

Giant Kingfisher, St Lucia Wetlands, South Africa

The Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima) is the largest kingfisher in Africa and is widely distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Crocodile, St Lucia Wetlands, South Africa.

The croc was going nowhere and was completely still.

Goliath Heron fishing, St Lucia Wetlands

The Goliath Heron, as its name suggests, is the largest of Africa’s heron species and was unconcerned by our boat passing slowly by.

Hippopotamus, St Lucia Wetlands, South Africa.

Although seemingly docile, hippos are reputedly the most dangerous animals in Africa killing and injuring more people than either lions or crocodiles.