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The best week ever

I got back from my leave cycle on Thursday and the past four days has been great in the bush. The first night we went out to find the elephants who were hiding in the bush. As the sun set with our drink stop we heard the familiar sound of hyenas calling and of a male...

Beauty by moonlight

Once again as I have come to expect, my Kapama afternoon safari was filled with many amazing sightings. Just when I decided it was time to head back to the warmth of the lodge, I saw a blur of black and white go across the road. On closer inspection it turned out the...

A stampeding herd of buffalo

We were busy tracking some lions when my tracker Friday whispered “nyari”. I immediately checked the direction of the wind with a blue-seed grass inflorescence. We were facing directly south and the wind was blowing from the south-east at a 10 o’clock position. We...

Illusive Elephants!

This morning we set off on a mission to find the elephants who were last seen towards the south of the reserve. After watching a wonderful sunrise we made our way to the area where they were last seen. On our way we were fortunate enough to see a small pod of hippos...

Honey badger 1 Lions 0

Honey badger 1, Lions 0     After driving for the entire morning and afternoon in search of the ever elusive lions, missing them with only a few seconds, I felt like retiring and working in a zoo, now that in it self explains my desperation. Just before returning to...

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