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Good-bye Mr. Warthog

Good-bye Mr. Warthog

Witnessing a leopard kill from start to finish! (Not for sensitive readers) Wildlife documentaries on National Geographic and the Discovery Channel are full of violence – prides of lions taking down old buffalo bulls and wild dogs ripping apart helpless impalas – and...
Living with African wild cats

Living with African wild cats

In search of Kapama’s big cats Everyone loves a good predator sighting, and there’s no greater thrill than getting close to the big cats that call Kapama home. Our bold lions, elusive leopards, and elegant cheetahs never fail to get the adrenaline pumping, and we are...
Big cat fight

Big cat fight

Some cats just don’t like to share In Kapama, we’re lucky to have a couple of relaxed resident leopards that carry on about their business as if we’re not there. One such leopard, a female, was recently spotted enjoying a hard-earned impala kill with her two cubs,...
A hyena a day keeps the leopards at bay

A hyena a day keeps the leopards at bay

Not just a cackling scavenger… Though many think of them only as pilfering scavengers that feed off the efforts of other predators’ hard work, spotted hyenas are so much more interesting. They’re hunters as well as scavengers, and like most animals they’re...
Leopard and lion wage silent battle

Leopard and lion wage silent battle

With the Murphy family as my guests on the game drive vehicle, we were making our way to an area south of Southern Camp. I knew there were three lions in the area, but I clearly told the Murphys that while they may see lions, leopards were elusive and they were...

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