Three versions of one Dassie

Dassie as model

(Almost an elephant)

As close as it can get to an elephant ….

….. from a genetically point of view. Pictured is a ‘Dassie‘ whale watching in Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa.

The story of Dassie and the elephant

One day, a long, long time ago (long before the first European settlers set foot on Table Mountain),  Dassie and the elephant were crossing a wooden bridge somewhere in the Overberg region in the Western Cape, South Africa. Says Dassie to the elephant: “Together we make a lot of noise … don’t we cousin?”