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The day the Hippo kissed the Buffalo

It was the afternoon drive and my tracker and I decided to try and find the herd of elephants for our guest. The elephants have been quite difficult to find in the last month as they have been browsing in one of the areas on Kapama with very dense vegetation. One of...

Theft in the bush

Our game drive started as normal with a few general game species allowing us to view them up close and personal. We were then privileged to see a herd of elephants as they chased the smaller Cape buffalo out of a mud wallow (size dominates in the bush). Having taken...

Predators and their annoying enemies

Yesterday’s afternoon safari started off with an African rock python lying along a branch in an acacia tree. We were alerted to it’s presence by a flock of White crowned shrikes putting up quite a noisy racket. A while later they were joined by a tree squirrel which...

Can I ride a zebra?

Once you see a zebra, you can’t help but notice how similar it looks to a horse or donkey with stripes. This is most likely why a lot of people have this question on their mind … “Why don’t we ride zebra?”  The answer is that the zebra cannot carry a lot of weight on...

Bushveld toiletries

This morning’s safari started out with not too much happening. After about half an hour of impala sighting after impala sighting I noted my guests becoming a little restless. While Jeffery my tracker was out following tracks of the male lion, I decided to show my...

Animals interacting

This morning we set out on a mission to find the elephant herd, our attempt was in vain however as we tracked them and eventually found the herd on foot in the centre of a big block and unfortunately were unable to view them with the vehicles.  Towards the end of...

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