We’ve compiled a few photographs of our favourite types of roadblocks – the ones where you don’t mind being stuck in your car!

Snake stop

2 SnakeStop-MarleneSwart-Oct2013

This python slithered out of a car bonnet and caused quite a scene as onlookers stopped to view the mighty snake. Piture by Marlene Swart

Stuck in the middle

3 KNPLeopard-Richard Waghorn-Oct2013

Richard Waghorn had the pleasure of viewing this leopard for a full 65 minutes in the Kruger National Park.

How many lions can you count?

4 LionPride-Maurice Rolfe-Oct2013

Cars pile up while a pride of lions enjoy family time and the warmth of the tar road. Photograph by Maurice Rolfe.

A heartwarming moment

5 CT traffic cops and Egyptian geese-Oct2013

These Egyptian geese made headlines on social media sites when they crossed a busy intersection in Cape Town. Metro Police made sure that the geese and their goslings crossed the road in safety.

Six of the best

6 KNPLatestSightings-Oct2013

We know we’d be very happy to come across six cheetah in the middle of the road. Shared on Latest-Sightings Kruger.

Rhino passage

8 White rhinos-Kate Collins-Oct 2013

The four white rhinos had eluded us all day but as evening drew in they appeared as if by magic just ahead of us. We were able to follow them for quite some time before they headed off the road and into the bush. Picture by Kate Collins

A surprise after the rain

9 wild dogs-PeetVanSchalkwyk-Oct 2013

Peet van Schalkwyk had a wonderful surprise on a drive. It had just rained and the sun had come out – along with a pack of 16 wild dogs.

Stop and stare

10 HyenaPup-Oscar Danysz-Oct2013

This hyena pup had a good long stare at the owner of the Mercedes Benz to make sure there was no funny business going on. Photograph by Oscar Danysz shared on Latest Sightings Kruger

Big birding day

11 SouthernGroundHornbills-Bernd Sinner-Oct2013

It’s not just wildlife that set up roadblocks, birds do it too! These Southern ground hornbills make the most of a day out in the sun. Photograph by Bernd Sinner shared on Latest Sightings Kruger