Safaris at this time of year are a bit less predictable than during the drier months. That’s not to say that we don’t enjoy great sighting, but just that you can’t guarantee them every day like we (almost!) can in the winter.

Nevertheless, a short afternoon drive with my family over the weekend still gave us over 20 mammal species and close to 50 bird species. I think that living in such a wildlife-rich part of the world occasionally causes us to forget that it is astonishing to be able to see that diversity of life in such a short time.

Here is a run-down of what was on show that evening.