When giraffe get thirsty

Have you ever seen a giraffe drinking? Well if you haven’t, it is a very awkward position the animal gets itself into. This is caused by the neck muscles that are connected to the dorsal spines of the thoratic vertebrae, which prevent the easy lowering of the head....

Woodland Kingfishers

A pair of Woodland Kingfishers are nesting on Western Link, north of Renosterkop. I saw them this morning whilst on morning safari. They are nesting a hole which has been made by a woodpecker. The Woodland Kingfisher is an inter- african migrant and heads up to places...

Impala Lamb Birth

On a late morning drive, my guests and I were really fortunate to witness an impala lamb being born. From the time that we noticed the impala ewe lying down, till the time she stood up was approximately 20 minutes. We first noticed the fore legs of the lamb showing...

African Hawk Eagle

Whilst driving in a northerly direction, an African Hawk Eagle caught a Natal Francolin in the dry Monwana River bed. My tracker, Ronald, managed to spot the eagle feeding on the dead francolin. As we tried to get closer the eagle took flight leaving the prey on the...

Vultures & Jackals

It’s always interesting to witness interactions between different species of wild animals. This morning while we were taking our coffee break at Wildebeest Pan we noticed vultures descending south of our drinks stop and some of the guests pointed out a pair of...

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