Tag: Animals

Nandzana Leopard

Whilst thoroughly enjoying the bush life and all the spectacular events that have taken place, there was still one animal that has evaded me each time I head off into the bush. I’ve seen a couple of tracks, heard calls outside my room and… Continue Reading “Nandzana Leopard”

The Separation

Breaking the news that there’s a male lion in the area often creates pandemonium in a game reserve. To me it is almost more interesting watching the people’s various reactions and responses to the sighting than the sighting itself. I had spent a morning… Continue Reading “The Separation”

​Eye to eye

Walking around in the bush and being able to get close up to wild animals provides such a rush. At a recent drinks break while on safari I came across two Black Backed Jackals lazing about near our spot. One of the jackals took… Continue Reading “​Eye to eye”

Hopefully another hooked lip

One thing that has always boggled my mind is how far some people wish to drive while on safari. Sometimes there’s enough to be seen in the immediate vicinity around the lodge/camp. After one very entertaining morning game drive it was time to head… Continue Reading “Hopefully another hooked lip”

Marching in

Arriving at a waterhole with an elephant bull wading in the water is such a pleasure to watch. A few minutes later I thought I heard something moving in the bushes around the waterhole. Seemingly out of nowhere a herd of elephants marched in.… Continue Reading “Marching in”

Distress Call

Waking up to the early morning sounds of the bush remains an incredible experience. However, hearing the distress call of an antelope, a few hundred meters outside of your lodge, immediately heightens all of your senses. I’ve spent a wonderful week in paradise at… Continue Reading “Distress Call”

Warning 

One of the most fascinating aspects of being in the bush must be a sense of the unknown. Tracking animals and eventually finding them feels like one of the most rewarding activities. My Friday morning started with some signs of elephants and there was… Continue Reading “Warning “