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The Hunt

Thousands of people go on safari every year, many with great expectations of seeing Africa’s beasts in action. Witnessing a hunt of any sort is often a very thrilling exciting insight to a way of survival long forgotten by modern day man. I am privileged enough to...

New life

Going on safari is an experience where you can be a part of nature and the surroundings. Being part of a lion hunting its prey is extreme excitement, suspense, action and drama, all at once. But seeing the opposite is heart warming. Coming back from an amazing morning...

Secrets in the tall grass

Moving into an area where a leopard has been seen earlier in the day, my guests could sense that I and my good friend and tracker Steven were looking for something special and rare. So they asked me what I was looking for, but I laughed and said that they just have...
Why do the big cats scratch the trees?

Why do the big cats scratch the trees?

This is a question that I get quite regularly as a ranger. Therefore, I decided to shed some light on the topic. Scratching their claws on trees is typical of most cats and is done for various reasons. They do this in order to keep their claws sharp so that hunting...

Why are there holes on the side of termite mounds?

This is a question we as rangers get on a regular basis from our guests. As we drive out into the bush on safari we drive past many triangular shaped heaps of soil. “What is this?” This is a termite mound; the worker termites will build this architectural masterpiece...

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