I’m slowly recovering from injury – torn meniscus in my left knee – and am not yet running, but I am walking.
Hence the change in the title of this blog. (Did you notice?! Go on, admit it, bet you didn’t!)
So, yes, this afternoon I went for a slow, solo 5km walk in my local biodiversity park and just look what I saw.
The most relaxed nilgaI ever.
He was on the public path, and didn’t even raise his head when I stopped, as did the runner behind me, and then a couple walking & talking very animatedly who, judging from the loud “Oh my God”s that ensued, clearly hadn’t been looking around them either!
The 4 of us watched admiringly, then the other 3 continued on their way while the nilgai blithely ignored us all, much preferring to eat.
I stood and watched some more, ‘cos I never tire of seeing a wild animal. And to see a nilgai THIS close was a treat,
How close, do I hear you ask?
This close, dear reader.
This close 🙂