The nesting habits of the southern red/yellow-billed hornbill

Birds are such fascinating creatures… for example, the male hornbill would first attract a female by singing to establish his territory, thus after a certain period of advertising, he would find a suitable mate. The female will then select a hole in a tree for the...

Southern Ground Hornbill vs Puffadder

A few mornings ago we had such an awesome sighting of a Southern Ground Hornbill catching a Puffadder, stabbing it to death, and feasting on its hard-earned meal. The fact that there are only an estimated 1500 of these beautiful birds left in South Africa, makes this...

Unexpected chase

We were on our morning safari and we expected it to be an average drive. However, we were proved wrong and what an amazing sighting it was. Myself and my guests were watching our big male and female lions sleeping on the water’s edge. Since lions can sleep for up to...
Unexpected Excitement

Unexpected Excitement

We all know that sometimes you have to be at the right place at the right time to experience an awesome encounter with wildlife in nature. But some times with a bit of luck and patience, things happen when you least expect it! On one of my morning game drives we set...

Beyond our expectations

This was one afternoon that I shall never forget. I had a Japanese family on my vehicle and we went out with the hope of finding lions, but not just any lions. We wanted to see them hunting. So we started to track some lions. We tried for about 30 to 40 minutes, and...

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