What do giraffes eat?

Every guide out there has had this question before “what do giraffes eat”? This seems to be a straight forward question and very easy to answer. Have you ever explained to your guests that giraffes feed almost exclusively on the succulent green leaves of the trees...

A time of distraction

It is that time of year when there is no peace in the impala world. The males are running around all over and are engaged into a series of battle with one another hoping to gain dominance and females. While these males are fighting, however, other males are sneakily...

The little things

Every day we wake up at 04:30am. All the rangers meet each other for an early morning meeting to discuss some strategic planning for the day. We have a cup of coffee; have a laugh not knowing what the day might bring to our doorsteps. Every day of our lives, its worth...

Africa’s surprise

We started our safari without a great expectation of seeing much as it was windy and raining. But sometimes, as guides and trackers, we know where the animals may hide so we go to those areas in order to please our guests. We decided to go to an area where we know...
The Antlion “King of the sand dunes.”

The Antlion “King of the sand dunes.”

This is a story about crafty fearsome lions, and no, not the kind that sends shivers up your spine when it roars… This kind of lion goes unnoticed by most…. THE ANTLION (family Myrmeleontidae). The ant-lion is a predator, particularly in the larval stage...