Slowly but surely & ethically…
On wheels? Drive slowly. No rushing to or at a viewing site. Respect the speed limit. No sharp turns or brusque vehicle movement. And we hadn’t thought about road rage, but we just realized that we have to include this as well, as illustrated by the road rages of visitors at the Kruger National Park (South Africa), and the resulting death of animals [FJ16]… Of course the same applies to boats.
Now you are on foot? Again the same applies. Unless you’re chased by a wild animal, don’t run. And actually running is not always your safe option when you’re attacked: for instance, running away does not work with grizzly bears [BC16]. Don’t have brusque movements, as it triggers stress and increases vigilance and cessation of the current wildlife activities.
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