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Eland

Eland

Eland, Tragelaphus oryx, are the largest antelope species in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as here at Kapama. Our herd used to be quite large, but over time our lions have compressed the number down to just one lone female Eland. Our large male lion can consume at most...

Migration

For the last month we have been noticing a lot of the migrating bird species that are back for the summer, some for breeding and others for a nice summer holiday.   Some birds migrate all the way from Russia and others just fly to the equator.  We will never truly...

Babies

With the coming of the rainy season, so too come many new animals. The impala lambs seem to be being born by the hundreds, young vervet monkeys,  hanging onto mom for dear life as she climbs up and down trees. Everyday when we head out on safari, we never know what we...

Mozambique Spitting Cobra

Returning from game drive yesterday evening I noticed a snake lying in the road on my trackers side. Warning him of its presence, I stopped and then discovered that it was a Mozambique spitting cobra or Mfezi. These snakes occur widely in the northern parts of...

2x Kills

This morning I came across a very rare and amazing sighting. We found our four sub-adult lionesses had made two kills next to one another; the one was a young blue wildebeest which is quite normal for a lion but the other was a fairly young aardvark. Most of the body...

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