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The Big Five with Audley Travel

South Africa is arguably the best place in Africa to see the Big Five: lion, elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and rhino. In this video, safari specialists Kirsty, Alex and Margaret discuss the country’s best parks and reserves for crossing the animals off your list.

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