Hercules Pride Feast on a Buffalo Kill

The indomitable Hercules Pride was spotted looking as fierce as ever as they chowed down on a buffalo carcass recently. This elusive pride is always a treat to see, and due to their scarcity, we only catch up with them every so often when they venture out of their mostly untraversed territory. The 4 subadults…

VIDEO: Front Row Seats at a Lion Kill in Klaserie

After catching up with the Breakaway lionesses and one Mapoza male yesterday morning looking decidedly lazy and content with sleeping all day, we were hoping the cooler evening hours would coax them into action. Well, action was what we got! Afternoon game drive took a dramatic turn at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp…

End of an Era for Trilogy as Mapoza Lions Takes Over

As we know, male lions spend their lives fighting for territory and dominance of prides, but we can’t help but feel some sense of disbelief when we see it happen in front of our eyes. What’s happened in our neck of the woods in the Klaserie over the weekend has left us confident that we…

Breakaway Lionesses Reunite!

We all love a happy ending, and last week we were confronted with the possibility of losing one of the Ross Breakaway lionesses, only to discover both lionesses well and side-by-side over the weekend and again this morning. This is how the story went… Last week, Africa on Foot guide, Greg Moran, found the older of…

Bellies Full of Buffalo for Mapoza and Breakaway Lions

This morning’s game drive at nThambo Tree Camp was a spectacular affair of wildlife, and we reckon the highlight of the safari was seeing the Mapoza male lions with the Ross Breakaway lionesses feeding on a fresh buffalo kill! These well known females were on the social media news most recently when they lost a…