Week in Pictures: Caught in the Act!

It’s not as if we’ve been creeping around in silence, trying to catch them out. We’ve been trundling around in 4×4 Land Rovers with chatty, happy guests, weaving in and out of the beautiful traverse of the Sabi Sand Wildtuin and the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. But funnily enough we seem to have caught these animals…

Video of Elephant Bull Drinking from the nThambo Pool

A large elephant bull with impressive tusks, in the height of musth, was seen sauntering through the Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp. Both camps are open which means animals are able to roam freely throughout. This leaves an air of adventure and unpredictability to your average, run-of-the-mill safari. What happened yesterday was quite…

Killer Birds: The Unlikely Birds of Prey

When you’re on the lookout for predators, it’s more than likely you are scanning the ground for twitching, black ears, or the swish of a spotted tail. Generally big cat characteristics. Squirrels go ballistic and impalas bark, alerting you to the presence of a hunter in the midst. Unless you are an avid bird watcher, it…

Karma Chameleon!

Everyone knows the song, and just about everybody can’t resist singing the chorus… what are the rest of the lyrics anyway? This (karma karma karma karma karma) chameleon was photographed by Shannon Benson (@shannon_wild), while on a photography assignment in the Klaserie. Being overly obsessed with reptiles, Shannon spent some time capturing this little beauty in…

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…