Theft in the bush

Our game drive started as normal with a few general game species allowing us to view them up close and personal. We were then privileged to see a herd of elephants as they chased the smaller Cape buffalo out of a mud wallow (size dominates in the bush). Having taken...

Predators and their annoying enemies

Yesterday’s afternoon safari started off with an African rock python lying along a branch in an acacia tree. We were alerted to it’s presence by a flock of White crowned shrikes putting up quite a noisy racket. A while later they were joined by a tree squirrel which...

Can I ride a zebra?

Once you see a zebra, you can’t help but notice how similar it looks to a horse or donkey with stripes. This is most likely why a lot of people have this question on their mind … “Why don’t we ride zebra?”  The answer is that the zebra cannot carry a lot of weight on...

Bushveld toiletries

This morning’s safari started out with not too much happening. After about half an hour of impala sighting after impala sighting I noted my guests becoming a little restless. While Jeffery my tracker was out following tracks of the male lion, I decided to show my...

Exciting Happenings

On a recent game drive we set out to track the resident pride of lions, so we headed off to where the last known tracks had been seen. We were looking at a group of giraffe in that area when we heard vervet monkeys giving alarm calls just behind them, this often means...