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Steenbok

Steenbok

In South Africa the Steenbuck is one of the most abundant small antelope species. Only rams have slender upright horns, female have no horns. They are a rufous colour and have a gland situated in front of their dark brown eyes which is used to paste its scent onto...

Predators vs Prey

The relationship between predator and prey is a very complicated one. The rangers at Kapama Main Lodge were extremely fortunate to witness some of this behaviour yesterday. Firstly yesterday was not good to be an impala, since we found a young female leopard that had...

Life in the Bush

Hope you are all well. As the manager of Buffalo Camp, I can tell you that I surely miss being in the bush. We often take these things so much for granted that we don’t always realise what we are missing until we don’t have these privileges any more. Being a ranger...

Bushveld Gardenia

What a beautiful tree this is at this time of year. The flowers are creamy to yellow but only seen from August to December. They have grey-green fruits which are rough in texture. The bark of the tree is very smooth and grey in colour with patches of yellow from the...

Loxodonta africana

Yesterday afternoon while out on game drive we came across a sighting where we witnessed some of the elephants eating the dung of the matriarch (the dominant cow elephant in a herd). So naturally the question was asked as why this happens. For elephants to be able to...

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