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The Little things in life

Today I had a game drive, without seeing one of the big 5. Its amazing when you actually have time to look for the little things. That you so easily miss when you chase after the big 5. We saw 3 different types of eagles, and the bonus was a goshawk with a spitting...
Badger Attack

Badger Attack

This morning at the start of drive we had an extremely rare sighting of a honey badger fighting with a porcupine. Eventually the honey badger retreated into his hole with a couple of porcupine quills embedded in his head!!! Honey Badgers have a reputation for...

A sad day for Kapama Game Reserve

Today one of our lionesses was found dead on the reserve. She was heavily pregnant and we can only presume that there were complications with the labour which caused her untimely death. She was around 8 years old and was the mother of some of the other young lions on...

Rangers Blog 5 August 2010

Youngsters at Kapama About 3 weeks ago now one of our female rhinos gave birth to a calf. Every three years on average, after an 18-month pregnancy the female rhinoceros gives birth to only one young. It weighs about 30 to 40 kilograms and only 10 minutes after it...
More lion interaction at Kapama!

More lion interaction at Kapama!

This evening was yet another eventful evening on the reserve.  Four of our female lions were found on a zebra kill earlier in the day so we set off from the lodge to see if we could relocate them in the area. At the beginning of drive the lions were sleeping a short...

Interaction

The events that unfolded on game drive this morning were truly incredible. It had rained last night and so the tracks left by the animals in the previous evening/early morning were very clear. We first found a big male rhino who was alone and mowing the grass around...

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