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What you might expect…

A usual question posed to any ranger is, “What do you see when on drive and what is better, the morning, or the afternoon drive?” A great example that answers both of these questions are the drives I had last night and this morning with guests. The weather has finally...

Termites

On a recent afternoon game drive while viewing a male and a female lion, I suddenly noticed hundreds of winged termites in the air, also called Alates. After heavy rains in the summer they emerge in their thousands, from two of these a new colony will eventually...

Cold and rainy night

Whist out last night during the cold rainy weather, we did not manage to see a lot of game, however on our return to Buffalo Camp, we came upon an unusual sighting – an African wild cat (Felis silvestris lybica), foraging for food. The cat was relaxed and did not pay...

Jackals and Termites

After the heavy rains we have just had, the winged termites known as Alates were abundantly found on Kapama’s Eastern section. We were driving past KK dam and came across a pair of Black-Backed Jackals who were feasting on these insects. My guests found it quite...

Korhaan

Today we were lucky that the rain stayed away for drive! Though it is still uncharacteristically cold for this time of year! So we wrapped up warm and were prepared with ponchos! Our first sighting this morning was that of a black backed jackal (one of my favourite...

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