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Giraffe Eggs

Giraffe eggs? I recently had guests visiting South Africa for the first time. This was their first “safari” ever… we were driving down the road and bumped into a giraffe. I was explaining to them all the bits and pieces… until I got a question… “does...

Another day has gone at Kapama

Another day has gone at Kapama, animal sightings have been excellent , but the most exciting moment was spotting an aardvark on game drive. Aardvarks live throughout Africa, south of the Sahara. Their name comes from South Africa’s Afrikaans language and means...

The Little things in life

Today I had a game drive, without seeing one of the big 5. Its amazing when you actually have time to look for the little things. That you so easily miss when you chase after the big 5. We saw 3 different types of eagles, and the bonus was a goshawk with a spitting...
Badger Attack

Badger Attack

This morning at the start of drive we had an extremely rare sighting of a honey badger fighting with a porcupine. Eventually the honey badger retreated into his hole with a couple of porcupine quills embedded in his head!!! Honey Badgers have a reputation for...

A sad day for Kapama Game Reserve

Today one of our lionesses was found dead on the reserve. She was heavily pregnant and we can only presume that there were complications with the labour which caused her untimely death. She was around 8 years old and was the mother of some of the other young lions on...

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