Imbilo “heart”

Imbilo “heart”

On the morning of the 29th December 2009, we started off on our morning safari, with the intent of making our way to the Western section of the Kapama Game Reserve! The only animals left to see, were the Hippo and the illusive Big “L” the Leopard!   We were all still...

Tusks

What is a tusk? Why have tusks?   We all know what a tusk is, it is one of the words that are found in almost all conversations about elephants.  There are also other species of mammals with tusks such as the warthog and also the bush pig.   The tusk is a canine tooth...

Egyptian Geese

This morning on drive, whilst hot on the tracks of a female leopard, we made our way towards the Nyala Dam area. The next thing we heard the impala giving alarm calls on the south western side of the dam. We quickly made our way around the dam to see if we could see...

Lion & Buffalo interactions

This morning while on drive we found the pride of lions on lodge road. We followed them when a flock of guinea fowls started calling alarm having seen the lions. The alarm call aroused the attention of the herd of buffalo. The buffalo stood up and started charging the...

Dark Chanting Goshawk

Yesterday we saw a Dark Chanting Goshawk sitting in a Knob thorn tree, north of Mamba dam, busy feeding on another bird. We could not identify its prey at first but as we approached we found that it was a Crested Francolin (Spurfowl). The Goshawk had already eaten...

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