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on Rangers Get Stuck In The Sand River

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Great experiences getting stuck. I remember when we got stuck. Twice. Luckily with swift action from the rangers and tracker to get us out of the “sticky” situation they did not get the dreaded pink pouch.

Dan Deherder
Explorer

Fantastic article! I actually have pictures and video evidence of Mr. Powers getting stuck in the Sand River last month while viewing the Tsalala Breakaway pride. Let me know if anyone is interested in seeing them 🙂

Ian Hall
Senior Digital Ranger

One of the questions I ask, and a big tick in the box for selecting a lodge is whether they favour Land Cruisers or Defenders. I just wish they would hurry up and build the replacement instead of those Chelsea Tractors

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

Fun blog!! 😂

Dina Petridis
Explorer

Hi James , we got stuck a lot of times indeed and don’t forget the flat tires !!
Hope to see you

Wynn Derr
Explorer

Love this story of Safari logistics!

Jeff Rodgers
Senior Digital Ranger

Great blog and thank you for my first morning laugh out loud.

Darlene Knott
Senior Digital Ranger

Funny! We have been stuck many times on safari! It is an experience! 😂

Denise Vouri
Master Tracker

Some of the best memories I have in the bush are from times stuck in sand, mud or water. In February in search of an elusive leopard, we drove into a ditch- the rescue team had to come to our rescue and the leopard never showed her face. Oh well, next!!

Janice Riley
Explorer

Looks like fun but a very male affair. Where are all the ‘girl guides’?

Shawn Cheshire
Explorer

This definitely made me laugh out loud. Does that mean you’ve worn the pink pouch Mr Shaun??

Rich Laburn
Head of Digital

This is an hilarious post, thanks for sharing Shaun. I agree that sometimes it is just worth getting stuck to get an incredible image.

Michael & Terri Klauber
Digital Tracker

Hail to the “Pink Pouch”! Sometimes getting stuck can be some of the most fun of times on safari! Nick really getting stuck – never! 😉

Gillian Lacey
Explorer

Is there a collective noun for a group of Rangers standing in the Sand River or anywhere else for that matter? A “ditch” of Rangers perhaps………….!

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