Master of Disguise

Master of Disguise

In the above photograph is a Flap-neck Chameleon. These creatures are very hard to spot, however, using our spotlights we can find them at night – they appear as a yellowish colour in the light. Their main prey is insects and they catch them using their long sticky...
Leopard Riding Bicycle

Leopard Riding Bicycle

A little after I’d started working at Kapama, my tracker had asked me if I’ve ever seen a “Leopard riding a bicycle”? After much thought, I could not even think of an answer, let alone understand what he meant…! After a few weeks I asked him again what he meant and he...
Buffalo Carcass

Buffalo Carcass

Good day everyone. Just a little bit of feedback about the buffalo carcass that was found 3 days ago. No other activity has been seen by the rangers other than White Backed Vultures, Hooded Vultures and the odd Jackal. One thing we can tell you for sure, there is a...
Lion vs. Leopard

Lion vs. Leopard

Johan Kruger, Assistant Head Ranger, Kapama River Lodge Hi, greetings to all. It has truly been a busy couple of days!!!! We have seen a leopard that we know well in our area, on an impala kill that she made. -Not far away, lurking, was our old but stunning male lion...
Giraffe Fighting

Giraffe Fighting

These two giraffe bulls were spotted fighting this morning. They normally fight using their necks and stand facing in the same direction. Once in this position they “neck” each other and try to force each other off balance. While watching this elaborate display one of...

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