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True beauty of the bush

On safari in Africa people tend to focus a lot on the animals that are notorious, especially the “Big 5”. True, they do play a major part of the safari experience and do attract all of us to the bush. But we tend to forget about the smaller things, living and...

Vulnerable species

With our departure on our morning game drive there was a cool chill in the air. All the animals were slowly getting more active as we were treated to seeing a beautiful African sunrise. Not far from the lodge we came across two very special and interesting birds...

Searching for the “cherry on top”

By my guests’ third night staying at Kapama, they had seen almost everything they wanted to see – Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant, Lions, as well as Cheetahs. So my tracker, Alfred, and I decided to focus on finding a leopard for them on their last night drive. As we went...

Surprise!

In our late afternoon game drive, when the Fork-tailed Drongos are trying to get their last few insects for the day, we were looking for a nice spot for sundowners. Just before it got dark, we saw a black-backed jackal sniffing around at a termite mound that was being...

New insight

Every ranger has their preference of where and when to go out on a safari. I prefer to drive in the mornings and since it is becoming summer, the days are getting warmer. Therefore, I like to drive along some dams or waterholes. There are many different animals that...

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