Why are the large ones vegetarian???

The answer a lot of people are looking for is, why are the larger animals like hippo, elephant and rhino vegetarian and not meat eaters?   Well to be able to sustain such a large body one needs a lot of food to be able to function and survive, so if one looks at it...

Animal speeds

We often get asked by our guests how fast certain animals can run, so here are the running speeds of a few common African animals.   African lion                                     80-100km/h             ...

Why does one see different species living together?

This is a question that I was asked again on last afternoons game drive when we drove past a collection of animals consisting of zebra, giraffe and impala.  There are many other species that will also form groups and in most cases it will be two ore more species, that...

Python in the Room!!!

One morning recently I was in reception when one of the housekeepers informed us that there was a snake in one of the rooms, grabbing a snake catching stick, clear goggles (in case it was a spitting cobra) and stout gloves, I hurried to the room. Upon my arrival I...

The Curiously Crowned Kudu

On the evening game drive last night we came across a strange sight. A young kudu bull with one spiral horn more back swept than the other, it was feeding on a thicket, but when it emerged we could see a tangle of bush around its horn, like a very dishevelled crown....

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