Week in Pics : Colour and Camouflage

The week in pictures has tied in quite nicely with “World Photography Day“! Thank you to all of our rangers, photographers and those who capture moments in nature at our camps. Without you, this journey would not be possible. We certainly have an array of colourful species peppered throughout the Kruger. Their bright display of…

Boys of the Balule: Power Hungry Mohlabetsi Lions

The lion pride dynamics of the Balule Nature Reserve are fast becoming an intricate minefield of power, bravado and nervousness. There’s always a shift in dynamics within prides when sub-adult males become testosterone fuelled beasts ready to mark their mark in the “jungle” and claim territories. This is exactly what has been happening on the traverse covering the…

Week in Pictures: Born to be Wild

This time, the Week in Pictures falls on World Elephant Day, a day dedicated to the celebration of the world’s largest land mammal. In the wild places that house our safari camps, elephants roam free, and are so at home that they take it upon themselves to come right onto the camp grounds, help themselves to…

The Never Ending Story: Leopard Visits Lion Kill

When buffaloes lose their lives to lions, it’s the beginning of a process of decomposition, and it is surprising just how many creatures benefit from the death of the buffalo after the lions have done their part and eaten the meat from the bones. The entire buffalo gets put to use and all that remains might…

Week in Pictures : Sneaky Cats and Rare Pangolins

The sneaky cats, opportunistic predators and rare pangolins have been the centre of attention this week. Across the board, we’ve seen an increase in big cat sightings and kills close to camp. The presence of fresh carcasses brings with it an influx of scavengers, which always enhances our photographic opportunities. Rapidly declining species such as the African wild…