Civet and Jackal fight!

One of the big advantages of our night drives, is that we often encounter creatures normally not seen or less seen during the day.  Last night we were fortunate enough to came across a group of Black Backed Jackal. Two adults and 2 younger pups. We were not there for...

Elephant bull

This morning we set out to find a herd of elephant.  We spotted some tracks and decided to follow up to see where it would lead us. After quite a bit of serious tracking we eventually ended up at the edge of quite a big block on the eastern sector of the reserve....

All about Alates…

It is always fascinating to see the emergence of the Alates (flying termites) and to witness the hive of activity that results from that. Birds, small mammals and frogs all come out to feast on the termites who soon after their “nuptial flight” loose their...

One of those mornings…

This morning we had one of those drives where we were treated to a spectacular scene at Klein Kariba dam. We came across a herd of about 50 Buffalo and a “crash” of  7 Rhino cooling themselves in the water and mud around the dam. White Rhino and Buffal0...
The “other” side of mother nature…

The “other” side of mother nature…

It is always wonderful to write and comment on all the great and exciting things we see and experience on the reserve, and more so during this time of the year when there are plenty of babies from all species to report on. Unfortunately, even during these times,...