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Game Drive in the Rain

Game Drive in the Rain

My guest and I enjoyed a rather adventurous safari the other night. Just as we left the lodge it started to rain. It was not a very hard rain so all of us decided to carry on. After awhile, we found some fresh Elephant dung. As I was showing it to my guests we heard a...
Playing Leopards

Playing Leopards

The past few nights, my guests and I have had amazing sightings with male and female lions roaring next to the car while the moon shone full across the open plains. Elephants and their young played in the middle of the road for us, and rhinos lazily grazed in and out...
Track and Sign Assessment and Trailing

Track and Sign Assessment and Trailing

  (Above: Old pot shards. You can still see the rim of the pot.) Day Three and Four of our Tracking Course was spent doing the Track and Sign Assessment. We completed 50 Tracks and Signs by the end. One Ranger and four Trackers received Level 2 Track and Sign...
Day Two of Tracking and Trailing

Day Two of Tracking and Trailing

Day two of our Tracks and Sign course saw us discussing what tracks can be confused with others. In this case it was an Aardvark, a Warthog, and in some instances a Nyala, but especially with the Aardvark and the Warthog. An Aardvark has three strong claws, truly...
Extra Curricular Guiding

Extra Curricular Guiding

Guiding involves much more than just driving our wonderful guests around. Much of what we do is behind the scenes. Many of us have gone through a Ranger Course, usually a year long process with six months theory and six months practical. Others have gone and gotten a...

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