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A LEGENDARY LEOPARD DIES !!

The famous Kikelezi Female leopard died yesterday at the great age of 15 years and 7 months! Rangers found her body and the evidence pointed to lions having killed her – sadly she leaves two 14-month old cubs behind. What is so incredible about such [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Tags: , |

This is what happens when a hippo uses your boardwalk!

This is what happens when a hippo uses your boardwalk!!! Good friend and manager of Mopiri Camp in the western Okavango, Murray Fuzz Strugnell witnessed one crazy event! Him and a fellow manager were watching as 2 hippos were engaging a fight in the lagoon [...]

July 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Lion vs Roan Antelope…an epic battle to the death!

Lion vs Roan antelope...an epic battle to the death! - story and images by Brian Rode It was in the winter of 2003 and the Linyanti area was experiencing a severe drought.... The Savuti Channel was dry and formed a thin grassland snaking its way [...]

July 1st, 2016|Tags: , , |

What is this?? Could this be the luckiest camera trap ever??

Any guesses?? We have regularly placed our one camera trap on the western most bridge along the Savuti Channel but some days back, this poor camera trap had a 36-hour ordeal that has already given it legendary status! Over the last few years we have [...]

June 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Lion Kill at Gomoti Camp!

A lion kill just outside camp! Can you see what is going on here?? This shot won't win any awards but my gosh the excitement value was incredible! So you can see a lioness (hopefully) and the stripes of an unfortunate zebra. Anyway I am [...]

May 23rd, 2016|Tags: , |

Leopard charge in the Okavango!!

Leopard charge and stare down! We had an intense sighting yesterday morning as we suddenly came around a corner to find ourselves at a scene where a female leopard was on an impala kill right next to the road! I joined explorations guide Brooks, and [...]

May 11th, 2016|Tags: , |

Savuti Channel Sunset and a hyena experience to remember!

Another day and another beautiful sunset view along the Savuti channel!!...this place we call the backflow and it sure is one of the most beautiful spots along a channel filled with incredible spots! Yesterday was even more special than the 2 previous days though, as when [...]

April 30th, 2016|Tags: , |

Martial Eagle vs Nile Monitor

Yesterday has to go down as one of the weirdest coincidences I can remember! A few hours after posting a Martial Eagle pic with a warthog kill on this page, we were out on drive in the Linyanti trying to get photos of some Redheaed [...]

March 21st, 2016|Tags: , |

There is a leopard on my roof!!

No matter how much time you spend in the bush there will always be something new, something more amazing than the last time and always something surprising...what happened here was a perfect combination of the unexpected...and a series of events I will never forget!   [...]

February 18th, 2016|