The rains have stopped early May and the temperatures dip; crisp days and chilly nights continue till late August, when the mercury starts to rise again. Watering holes are drying up, bringing more and more thirsty game that are easy to spot. The Okavango Delta starts to fill up later in the season, making mokoro rides a delight.
Hot dry days and cool nights. Game watching may be restricted in late afternoon, the hottest time of day. April is antelope rutting season, with aggressive displays of head-butting, and October/November is a time of birth, giving rise to predators picking off young ones.
Intermittent and violent thundershowers bring life and color to the grasslands. Birds abound, and robust young ones give predators a good run for their money; game watching still thrives with lower, more attractive rates at lodges and campsites.
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