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The most intriguing animal of the Lowveld is most definitely the leopard. We have been seeing a certain female for a couple of weeks on a regular basis. Thus, giving us the opportunity to get to know her and leopard behaviour better. While tracking her one morning...

Big and small

Going out into the bush is not just about seeing the “big stuff”, there is so much more to see and experience. All too often we forget to slow down and take a look around. Yesterday I decided to use the first hour of my game drive to show my guests various plants,...

The Steenbok

The Steenbok is a very special species in the animal kingdom. The male will only take one female for partnership to mate with for the rest of there lives. These animals will stick with each other until the end. If one of them pass on then the other will be alone for...

The nesting habits of the southern red/yellow-billed hornbill

Birds are such fascinating creatures… for example, the male hornbill would first attract a female by singing to establish his territory, thus after a certain period of advertising, he would find a suitable mate. The female will then select a hole in a tree for the...

Southern Ground Hornbill vs Puffadder

A few mornings ago we had such an awesome sighting of a Southern Ground Hornbill catching a Puffadder, stabbing it to death, and feasting on its hard-earned meal. The fact that there are only an estimated 1500 of these beautiful birds left in South Africa, makes this...

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