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Saturday, July 20, 2013


In the heat of the day, fear of humans is forgotten in the need to find a shady spot to sleep. It did not bother them that it was lunch time and most humans are scared of THEM so would not use the tables. LOL!!

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Rhodesia said...

Love it, Diane

OneStonedCrow said...

Hehe ... beautiful creatures ... they're dangerous when on the road ... in the north of Nam they're often the cause of accidents.

Gaelyn said...

Such delightful lunch companions, even if sleeping.

Firefly said...

Looking at the pic quickly taking in its surroundings I thought those were normal pigs

Fungisani Mudau said...

i love these crazies,