Lions Chase Hyenas & Wild Dogs Off Their Kill

The location of the lion kill was full of activity yesterday afternoon. With hyenas getting into position to get a piece the buffalo carcass, we were anticipating a bit of snarling from both the Ross Breakaways and the clan of scavengers, but what we weren’t anticipating was the arrival of a pack of wild dogs!…

Ross Breakaway Lioness Beaten Up by Hercules Pride

Guests at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp witnessed the true power of the Ross Breakaway lionesses after watching them feast on a large female buffalo today. These two are adept warthog hunters, and second to that, they’ve been on the scene of many buffalo kills. Often, these kills are aided by the strength…

VIDEO: Lion cub caught playing with lioness’ tail

The Ross Breakaway lion cubs are quite the sensation around Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp. After a few days of quiet concern for the cubs’ wellbeing, the two 6-week olds have been having a whale of a time playing together out in the open. The two lionesses are so habituated to the game…

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…

Close call for lion cub when buffalo charges

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; it’s a tough life for lions in the wild, even if they are the kings of the jungle. Even when the small and vulnerable cubs have grown into mighty lions, they are faced with having to fight for their food, and for their territory. Right from…

VIDEO: Ross lioness kills honey badger

WARNING: Graphic content. Guests of Africa on Foot witnessed a once in a lifetime sighting the other day. While watching the three Ross lionesses, one of them stared intently into the night. Suddenly she lunged forward and pounced on an unsuspecting honey badger behind some thick foliage. After a few moments rangers Mike Beard and…