Extended Safari

On one of our morning drives we wanted to drive in an area where there had been a lot of leopard activity. Unfortunately, as luck would have it, the male and female decided to part ways and only leave tracks for us to follow. That resulted in a full two and a half...

Nature at its best (or worst)

After a heartbreaking event of a female leopard losing one of her cubs by a male lion last week, we all wanted to help the leopard but unfortunately, there was nothing we could do. This infanticide behavior is known to be the norm for predators, so we had to let...

The southern sky Part 1

The southern hemisphere has some of the most beautiful constellations in the night sky; for e.g: The Southern cross: the Southern cross points out the southern direction and its also the only constellation that is visible all year round. It consists of the four...
Small but brave

Small but brave

On a warm afternoon safari, my tracker and I decided to try and find a pride of lions that had been spotted earlier that day. We call this specific pride the Moria pride as their territory runs mostly in an area that we call Moria. As we started tracking, we came...

Off-roading for the king

It was a warm Friday afternoon in Kapama. My guests and I were on the trail of lions. My tracker, Lot, got the tracks and we followed them for quite some time, at least an hour and a half, when we were about to give up thinking all hope was lost. Then, we heard the...

Sounds of the bush

Alarm calls of different animals can tell amazing stories and give away the location of the most elusive predators. Whilst on game drive this afternoon we had an experience where the alarm calls of a troop of baboons gave away the location of a female leopard. We were...

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