SNAKE!

Cape cobra, young female, Maun, Botswana

Africa has loads of dangerous snakes, but we’d never seen one in the yard . . . until now. I could even narrow down what kind of snake it was: cobra. Gah! Leave it, dogs, and come here!

Maun Oasis

Plumeria, hibiscus, lemons, limes, papayas, giant eagle-owls, paradise flycatchers, sausage trees, and more. Welcome to an oasis in Maun, Botswana.