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Lazy Leopard

Lazy Leopard

Last night’s drive got off to a fantastic start with a rare and precious sighting of a very relaxed male leopard that we call Clara Male. He has very distinctive different coloured eyes, with one having a very cloudy appearance. This leopard has a huge home range and...
A dazzle of zebra!!

A dazzle of zebra!!

So there I was on drive this morning, tracking buffalo. As I came around a corner, a dazzle of zebra ran down the road. With the guests being very excited about seeing zebra for the first time, we tried to keep up with them. All of a sudden we came across a “bush road...
Mvubu!

Mvubu!

It’s a month of babies at Kapama! Mvubu (def): Shangaan for Hippopotamus Part of our new arrivals is a Hippopotamus baby. It was spotted in one our many natural waterholes on the Reserve. With a gestation period of 8 months, giving birth in water and its closest...
The King of the Jungle!

The King of the Jungle!

Last night was an eventful evening! After tracking the Lion pride for a while, they were found on a kill – they had killed an adult female Eland. The Eland is the largest antelope in southern Africa and can weigh about 460-600 kg (?). With there having been enough...
Elephant Calf !!!

Elephant Calf !!!

Hailey Bunge,  Kapama River Lodge Ranger Another new arrival… Early this morning a new Elephant calf was spotted for the first time! Ms Tricia Jakes currently staying at Kapama River Lodge took the first picture of the newly born elephant calf. It is still very wobbly...

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