Tag: Lion

​Coming in strong

Understading animal movements and behaviours can provide you with exceptionally rewarding sightings. This was the case for me this week. I stumbled on some lionesses and cubs walking hastily down a road towards me. They were still a fair distance away from me. I… Continue Reading “​Coming in strong”

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”

My first Lion kill

Seeing the “King Of The Jungle” is such a thrilling feeling. On my first trip to Kruger I was lucky enough to see five different sightings of this magnificent beast. After a very uneventful morning drive, my friend and I drove back to our… Continue Reading “My first Lion kill”

The Hippo, The Lions and the School Bus

A rainy day in Kruger can prove to be just as eventful as any other day in the park. My friend and I had the most bizarre experience on one such rainy day. We were travelling on the H4-1 road from Lower Sabie back… Continue Reading “The Hippo, The Lions and the School Bus”

An unpleasant sighting

After a couple of rainy days spent in the Kruger Park, I finally woke up to some sunshine on day four. Contrary to what I had expected, the rainy weather produced some very exciting game viewing! However, seeing blue skies and sunshine automatically changes… Continue Reading “An unpleasant sighting”