No need for fighting

No need for fighting

A nyala dominance display As a field guide, spending time with wild animals and observing their behaviour is always special, no matter their species or size. One animal that has always fascinated me is the nyala. Nyala bulls in particular have a very interesting way...
Drongo sidekicks

Drongo sidekicks

A bit of bushveld comedy A number of days ago while out on safari, my guests and I spent a few moments enjoying a sighting of a spectacular giraffe bull picking away the tiny tasty leaves from a very thorny Acacia-tree with his long and dexterous tongue. Beside him,...
Winter Sun Worshippers

Winter Sun Worshippers

Even mongooses love sunbathing When you think of an African safari you can’t help but think of the heat. Out here in the South African Lowveld, however, winter mornings and evenings can be bitterly chilly. On one such morning, just as the sun was rising and the air...