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A Great Show!

It all started one morning when we left the lodge in search for lions. I heard that the big pride of 13 were around in an open area the night before, so I went straight there to see if I could find tracks to see which direction they had moved to during the night. I...

Cape (Temminck’s) Pangolin (Manis temmickii)

The Cape Pangolin is a small mammal covered in tough scales that consists of keratin like human hair and nails. These scales serve to protect the animal as they roll into a ball to the head and soft belly on the inside. They feed on ants and termites, hence the...

Bush Skills

A couple of days ago, my guests asked me to do a guided walk, specifically to go out and look for one of Africa’s notorious Big 5. They were really interested in experiencing the bush at a more in depth level than from the normal way – on the back of a game vehicle....

An Unforgettable Day in Africa

What an amazing day out in the African bush! I have been guiding for 5 years and can honestly say that today has been one of the most exiting days I have ever experienced. It all started this morning when we headed out for our morning safari. After driving for about...

Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)

The dwarf mongoose looks like a normal mongoose, short legs, small ears, long tail and a big head. It is the smallest of the mongoose family (18 – 28 cm, 210 – 350 grams). They are also known as the smallest carnivore in Africa. The colours can range from yellowish...

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