Week in Pics: Slithering Snakes and Breeding Beasts

This week we have seen an abundance of snakes, breeding herds of mammals and big cats mating. The season of activity is upon us ! The team at Africa on Foot had a rather close encounter with the deadly black mamba snake and Judy from nDzuti Safari Camp saw a potent boomslang casually wrapped around…

On Your Bucket List: Camp Linyanti

It could possibly be the original Secret Garden. Or perhaps, the Garden of Eden. Either way, Linyanti is alluring and unique, and feels quite magical, preserved, and untouched. Nestled beneath its enchanting trees, on the edge of the brimming floodplain, Camp Linyanti has claimed its position in the northernmost corner of Chobe National Park and…

Karma Chameleon!

Everyone knows the song, and just about everybody can’t resist singing the chorus… what are the rest of the lyrics anyway? This (karma karma karma karma karma) chameleon was photographed by Shannon Benson (@shannon_wild), while on a photography assignment in the Klaserie. Being overly obsessed with reptiles, Shannon spent some time capturing this little beauty in…

Hungry Ross Pride Lionesses Make ANOTHER Kill

The Klaserie Private Nature reserve is alive with lion activity. From the Trilogy lions mating, to the hungry Ross lionesses and the possibility of lion cubs; it’s all systems go at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp. The two breakaway Ross pride females are fearless hunters. This week they stalked and preyed on yet…

Forget the Black Mamba, We Found an African Rock Python !

Last week we published a post about a close encounter with a black mamba, Africa’s largest venomous snake. With the mamba’s deadly mix of neurotoxic (specifically dendrotoxin ) venoms, it made for an adrenalin filled sighting. This experience was nothing short of enthralling and left herpetologists slithering with excitement and the office based team green…

The Week in Pictures: A Photography Round Up

Goings on at the camp are as exciting as ever and it seems that every major predator has come out to play. During our #livebushfeed edition on Wednesday, we were getting live reports from the rangers at Africa on Foot that the Trilogy Lions – a mean coalition of 3 males – was stalking and hunting buffalo. The…

The Day of the Elephants

The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is teeming with wildlife activity at the moment. The change of season is upon us and with it brings a host of new activity. At the moment we are seeing a prolific number of breeding herds of elephant.  Affectionately known as jumbos, elephants always display remarkable behaviour.  There is never…