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African Fish Eagle vs. Grey Heron

This morning was bitterly cold but beautiful. After watching the sun rise over the plains we found some leopard tracks which we began following up on. The tracks took us up onto a dam wall with a spectacular view of the Drakensburg mountain range. As I was explaining...

Another great day in Africa

  The game drive started very well when we drove into a herd of three hundred buffalo.  We were surrounded by buffalo for more than half a hour, big bulls, small calves and many females all making there way to the watering hole at the end of a long day of grazing. We...

Spotted Hyaena

SPOTTED HYAENA also known as Laughing Hyaena Scientific name: Crocuta crocuta Afrikaans name: Gevelkte hiena Swahili name: Nyangao or Fisi Description Spotted hyaenas weigh up to 70kg, but average between 45-55kg with the females being slightly larger than the males....

A lesson in hunting

Being a guide we are privileged to see many amazing and spectacular sights from wildlife to sunsets, but every guide has a story that stands out to him or her. As for myself, my sighting came 2 days ago, while driving and appreciating the sights of the bush we ever so...

Unexpected visitors for the lions

We were on a game drive this morning and we found a pride of lethargic lions. There were two young females, probably sisters and one male, the brother. We sat with them for a few minutes and noticed that they started to get hungry and were now on the hunt, so we...

Not too often!!

We went out for a game drive today and what a great time we had. In the first hour we were treated to a wide variety of plains game. The game drive took us to a point where we were looking for rhinos that went into the block but no luck. The afternoon light was fading...

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