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The King Cheetah!

Have you spotted this most elusive cat in the wild? When will the next one be found?! This beautiful coat pattern is found in the African cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) and while once thought to be a seperate species (Acinonyx Rex) it is in fact not [...]

April 15th, 2018|

A few days in the slowveld…

South Africa's lowveld is looking great after the good summer rains! Image 1: One of many Nyala bulls we saw feeding close to the lodge I have just spent a few days at the incredible Royal Malewane lodge and even with the rain around and [...]

April 12th, 2018|Tags: , |

A flight along the great rivers of northern Botswana!

What an incredible journey it was flying along the major water courses of northern Botswana as the dry season comes to an end! With thunderstorms brewing we took off from Kasane, gaining height and swinging back to the west, but not before managing to glimpse [...]

November 22nd, 2017|

How rhinos are saving the Okavango!

When you have one of the largest expanses of wilderness left on planet earth, it is of course a major undertaking to conserve it. There are plenty of challenges and there are many negative stories because just like anywhere else on earth, there is pressure [...]

November 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |

The Lion’s Tongue…

The Lion's Tongue... Covered in sharp tiny spines called papillae and as rough as sand paper, the tongue of Africa's largest cat, is an incredible fleshy organ that can literally lick the skin off you!! Sometimes you can watch a lion using its tongue to [...]

October 10th, 2017|Tags: , |

Giving back – Heritage Day sea safari and the seal whisperer!

On the 24th of September many South African's would have made a braai. While we had to skip this fine dining opportunity, we took the social side of things this day provides, to another level and ended up celebrating Heritage Day (a public holiday in South Africa) [...]

October 8th, 2017|

World Rhino Day – Kruger update

A young white rhino calf splits away from its mother, looking out towards us and giving one much hope that this species has a chance of survival in the wild... The second image (below) shows the current status of part of the fence separating Kruger [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |

Hwange Magic: a place of the great elephant and sable herds

As we pulled up for a sundowner to celebrate our last day on a safari of a lifetime, these elephants made the perfect appearance, adding the icing on the cake to end off an incredible journey across some of the last true wild areas in [...]

September 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

A Tribute to the Bike – a legend of a leopard!

It's sad to say good bye to the Bicycle Crossing male who died yesterday at the incredible age of more than 15. A great life for a wild male leopard! He was found with bite marks on his back and unable to move off. His [...]

August 24th, 2017|

Confirmed sighting of Ross’s Turaco in Southern Africa!

Amazing news...confirmed sighting of Ross's Turaco in Southern Africa!!   While out on drive in the Linyanti concession, good friend and general manager Tshepo Phala, of King's Pool camp found this incredibly special bird! Tshepo managed to get these great record shots to prove that [...]

August 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , |