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Python in the Room!!!

One morning recently I was in reception when one of the housekeepers informed us that there was a snake in one of the rooms, grabbing a snake catching stick, clear goggles (in case it was a spitting cobra) and stout gloves, I hurried to the room. Upon my arrival I...

The Curiously Crowned Kudu

On the evening game drive last night we came across a strange sight. A young kudu bull with one spiral horn more back swept than the other, it was feeding on a thicket, but when it emerged we could see a tangle of bush around its horn, like a very dishevelled crown....

Dung beetles / Scarab Beetles

  Dung beetles are an extremely important part of the African bush, and also in most other countries where wildlife occurs, they are found on all continents except for Antarctica (Australia had some dung beetles imported from South Africa to solve their excessive...

Elephant Mud Bath

This morning we headed out on drive in search of the elephants, which were left in the Middelpad area last night. My tracker, Jeffery, saw the tracks and we started to follow them. About 40 minutes later we found the herd moving towards the Monwana river, which they...

Mud

It’s the rainy season currently at Kapama and with rain comes lots and lots of mud, (great for the wildlife, but interesting for the rangers and their vehicles.) Animals like rhino, buffalo, and warthogs are big lovers of mud. For our White Rhino, who have roughly two...

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