An Ode to Rhinos in the Greater Kruger Park

Gusts of breath released through the leathery nostrils of a white rhino send swirls of dust into the air, as her head hangs low to the ground. She is designed to graze, to shear the grass with her tough lips and flat, textured molars. The weight of her head is supported by her mighty neck…

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…

Jackpot! A Wild Pangolin Spotted on Game Drive

Given all the excitement surrounding Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp in the Klaserie Reserve recently, we are discovering that just about every game drive presents something remarkable, whether it be a candy-coloured sunset, the perfect gin & tonic, African wild dog puppies, lions, or a rare and endangered (and hardly EVER seen) pangolin!…

World Wildlife Day: Top 3 Safari Favourites Facing Extinction

Today is the crown anniversary of the UN World Wildlife Day. Declared 3 years ago as the day to raise awareness about the plight of precious animal and plant species, World Wildlife Day is now being celebrated more than ever. It is no secret that our passion for safari stems directly from our love and admiration…

1 Lion becomes 4 in a warthog chase!

It was a miracle our Afrika Ecco guide saw the first lion lying low in the grass, never mind the other 3 that (unbeknownst to us) were also positioned for attack! The cats were so camouflaged in the golden Moremi grass that the pair of warthogs was completely unaware of their impending doom and continued to graze…

Wild dogs hunt impala in Africa on Foot camp!

This was one of those ‘right place, right time’ mornings here in the bush, and although we are in an unfenced camp at Africa on Foot, we couldn’t have expected what happened in the lounge before the sun rose this morning… A confused and exhausted impala found its way into the living area under Africa…