1st game drive ever on April fools

Today was my 1st night drive at Kapama and it is April fools! My guests got on to the vehicle and I opened my door to see grease all over the handle and on my hands – an April fools joke by my collogues, it was a great start! The drive in itself was amazing. My...
Leopards!!!!!

Leopards!!!!!

Finding the very secretive leopard is not very easy…Most of the time it is just luck that allows you to find it. But the last week luck has been on my side. I was fortunate enough to find 8 leopards in 4days:  The 1st leopard that we saw was an old male having a bit...
The Reward of Feedback

The Reward of Feedback

Very often as rangers and trackers we are so busy working to enhance our guests’ safari experience that we very seldom have time to capture any memories of our own. Many rangers are very much involved in their photography being that we live amongst some of the most...
My Best Game Drive

My Best Game Drive

To those fellow rangers out there, we all know that being a guide can be fun and exciting but at the same time can be a serious pressure. First and foremost the pressure of working with animals that are potentially very dangerous while people lives are in your hands...
A Team Effort

A Team Effort

Very often rangers and trackers will work as a team in order to successfully track a particular animal down. As a rule on Kapama we are allowed three vehicles per area of where an animal was last seen. For instance this morning on drive two leopards, that are...

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