Elephant Pool Party in the Klaserie

It’s unbelievable how the brief rains in the Klaserie completely transformed the bush. The dams and waterholes slowly evaporated until they were merely cracked shells of their former existence, and after a decent downpour, many of the pans and waterholes have filled up and retained their water providing ample place for water-loving elephants to swim….

White Lioness Spotted Mating with Trilogy Male

This is breaking news if there ever was any: One of the Trilogy male lions was seen mating with a white lioness this morning, as guests at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp enjoyed front row seats! It’s not everyday we get to witness the rare white lion unique to this region in Africa,…

A Leopard Cub on a Kill in the Klaserie

The Klaserie is a fantastic spot for leopard sightings at the moment, and it’s not only adult leopards the guests at nThambo Tree Camp are seeing, but leopard cubs too! Currently, the Ross Dam female and the newly named White Rock female both have growing cubs, and just this morning, our guests got a glimpse of…

Walking Safari with Hyena & Vultures on Kill

The aim of a walking safari is to offer guests an alternative perspective on the bush – the animals’ domain. Every morning begins with analysing fresh tracks, seeing flowers open with the dawn sunlight, and discovering the evidence of the night. Often, the Africa on Foot guides track elephants, or buffalo, or lion and establish…

Naming a New Leopard: Meet “White Rock”

There’s a certain excitement surrounding the guides at Africa on Foot when an unknown leopard (or a known leopard, for that matter) is spotted during a game drive. Questions asking ‘who is it?’, ‘do we known him/her?’, and ‘where was it seen?’ fill the air as soon as the guides put their heads together back…

Leopardess Marula Makes a Kill at Africa on Foot

Another superb leopard sighting for guests at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. A big focus has turned to leopards during the unusually dry summer we’ve had, and these solitary cats have emerged from their secretive lives. Marula, a leopardess whose territory crosses through Africa on Foot traverse,…

Week in Pictures: Predators and Plains Game

This week was the week that brought the rain to the Kruger. At such a late stage in the summer, the earth was scorched from the incessant heat and lack of replenishment from the rain. Then, the growl of distant thunder and flicker of lightning behind giant grey clouds announced the arrival of relief, all…