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Evening Drive

Again this evening game drive at Kapama did not disappoint. After a bit of a slow start to drive, due to a very hot and humid day, my guests and I were treated to three old Buffalo bulls lounging around the edges of a dam, wallowing, ruminating, and basking in the...
Team Spirit (Rangers and Trackers of Kapama)

Team Spirit (Rangers and Trackers of Kapama)

A few weeks ago we had a big group that occupied most of the lodges at Kapama. But with the big group came the opportunity to stop together for sundowners. Even though we all work together on the same property it doesn’t happen a lot where we actually get to spend a...

Rhino, Leopards, and Tracking

With all the rain we have had in the past two weeks the bush is as green as ever and the animals are thriving. Due to the huge amounts of water there are now hidden mud pans and pools, not easily seen from the roads that our rhinos thoroughly enjoy. Because of this,...
Frogs

Frogs

The first months of 2011 has seen much needed rains on the reserve. And with rain comes the emergence of multiple amphibians. During the winter, or dry season, they are not as present as amphibians and reptiles go through a process called aestivation. (In cold...
The Big Boys

The Big Boys

This morning was nice and overcast here at Kapama, shielding us from the otherwise hot summer sun. Quickly we found some zebra, giraffe and warthog moving along the road on their way to their breakfast. In the zebra herd was a very young foal that I estimated to be...

All Things Big & Small

On lasts nights’ safari it was once again evident that nature could never be “anticipated”. We started out on drive with a group of German guests, quite eager to see what we can find  out there. Being a fairly slow start to our drive we decided to...

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