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Questions and Answers – Lions

What is the purpose of the lions roaring? Apart from communicating with members of the pride which may be spread over a large area, roaring is a way of warning other lions that the area or territory is occupied. Despite general belief, both males and females...
Rain!!!!!!

Rain!!!!!!

We are all eagerly waiting for the first rains to fall in the reserve as at the end of the past winter the bush is particularly sparse and arid this year. The insects and frogs must know that the long dry spell is at an end because all of a sudden the summer insects...

Easy drive.

Today I decided to set out on drive and look in particular for our male lion. Late yesterday we saw his tracks going east but never managed to find him. So I set off with my guests in what we though to be the lion’s general direction. As regular visitors to this...

Leopards, Elephants and a welcome surprise

Yesterday on the evening safari, we had the privilege of viewing the herd of elephant at one of the waterholes (eland dam). An amazing sighting in itself. While we were in the sighting of the elepants, my tracker, Willy took a look around, while I concentrated on the...

Home of a Honey Badger

There is a large number of documents that state that a Honey Badger will utilize the holes that were dug by other animals for their dens. The other day I was driving with a group of French tourists when we stumbled across two Honey badgers foraging for food using...
Vine Snake

Vine Snake

While on drive the other morning I stopped to check some tracks. As I got off my vehicle my tracker caught my attention and pointed to the ground directly under his feet. I came around the vehicle and to my great surprise in the middle of the road lay a very small,...

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