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…

The Magic of a Safari Tree House

Tree houses were designed for kids, to evoke their innermost imaginations and to create fantastical stories. And to keep them busy for hours on end while G n Ts go down for the grown ups in the garden! A fortress built in the trees, a lookout loft, a secret place for tea-parties, or an exclusive hangout with…

Week in Pics: Lions of the Klaserie

* Warning: Graphic Images from Lion Kill This week has been a busy week of wildlife sightings. The camps have been rife with big cat activity, predator kills and the presence of cubs.  It was not possible to capture all the activity on camera due to poor visibility – but we did our best and…

Week in Pictures: Big Cats, Crocodiles and Babies

Sightings this week in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve proved to be an interesting mix of big cats, crocodiles and babies. It’s not often we get to capture a crocodile on camera. But here we have this incredible Nile crocodile basking in the sun in all its splendour. Being ectothermic (they rely on the environment’s…