Lion Charge In The Savute Kingdom

Harvey’s Pan in Botswana’s renowned Savute region seems to be occupied by a pair of rather ferocious king cats! After 2 nights of roaring heard at Camp Savuti, a fierce-looking male and his equally stern lioness were located in the shade near one of Harvey’s Pan waterholes. Keeping well hidden, these cats were a mystery…

We Captured A Buffalo Birth On Camera

The Cape Buffalo is a rather unpredictable bovid and coming face-to-face with this member of the big five can be quite intimidating. They don’t actively do anything but it’s that blank, sociopathic buffalo stare that sends shivers down your spine. Interestingly enough, they rely more on their acute sense of smell to detect potential threats…

Wild Dogs For Africa ! A Week Of Mayhem !

This week there have been prolific African wild dog sightings throughout the nThambo Tree Camp and Africa on Foot traverse within the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. A pack of 32 African wild dogs made their public debut two consecutive days in a row, which pleased both rangers and guests. Jochen, our resident photographer, thinks they…

The death of a leopard in the Klaserie

Survival of the fittest means only one thing; that those who are weaker will succumb, and those who succeed will prosper. When predators take down prey, we call it the circle of life, when predators take on predators, it is a vicious and brutal fight, often to the death. Competition in the wild is rife….

Wild dogs on film at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp

African wild dogs, also know as Cape hunting dogs, and painted dogs are purely carnivorous, and they are very good at it. Their co-operative breeding behaviour and incredible social structure means that the whole pack (can reach up to 30 individuals) works together to support the breeding effort and the strength and survival of the…