|Safari Calendar - Botswana|
Ripe figs are eaten by many species including the fruit bats who make interesting night sounds while feeding. Water lilies flowering peak - colorful and noisy reed frogs - the Okavango Delta is brilliant, noisy and alive.
With the rainy season all plants are growing actively, butterflies, birds, frogs and all the small creatures are at their most active and at their best.
Temperatures range up to 40°C but average above 30°C with warm nights (20°C plus). Can have both wet and very dry spells within the month.
The giant bullfrog emerges from months and sometimes years of hibernation to indulge in nocturnal feeding frenzies. The resident game species do not have far to go for water and the young are almost as tall as the adults.