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The Flap-Necked Chameleon

One of my favourite nocturnal animals would have to be the flap-necked chameleon. The flapped-necked chameleon is a large chameleon. Colouration varies, from pale yellow through green shades to brown. These guys also display their colours depending on their moods; a...
A closer look at segmented worms

A closer look at segmented worms

Earthworms have a closed circulatory system. They have two main blood vessels that extend through the length of their body: a ventral blood vessel which leads the blood to the posterior end, and a dorsal blood vessel which leads to the anterior end. The dorsal vessel...
More than one surprise

More than one surprise

We set off on our afternoon safari a little earlier than usual –it was my guests’ first drive but I decided to try and find the infamous and secretive leopard. We went to the area where a young male leopard had been seen that morning. One of my fellow rangers had...

Rhino Tracking

On the morning of Tuesday 21 March, we set out with the mission of finding some rhinos. Sometimes these animals prove to be easy to find, and other times very difficult to find. We had an idea of where they had been the day before and went straight to that area. On...

Best of both

This morning we started our game drive with the plan of looking for a big male lion and if we were lucky enough, to see a leopard. We found a few fresh leopard tracks early in the drive and started to follow up on the signs. After a bit of following we came to an area...

What a great course

For the last three days, myself and a few other rangers and trackers participated in a course – the first subject being tracks and signs, and the second being trailing. Colin Patrick was the leader of the course and he made it extremely enjoyable – it was a great way...

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