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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: , |

Linyanti Brown Hyena Den Update: May 2016

Brown Hyena cub! The Brown Hyena denĀ is still active in the Linyanti Area of Botswana! Look who is still at the den site in the Linyanti concession!! We have watched this brown hyena grow up since we first discovered the den last year in October [...]

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: , |

Fancy a swim in the Okavango??

Fancy a swim in the Okavango?? It's still hot out here in northern Botswana and even though there are crocodiles and hippos and all sorts of other animals around, nothing beats a swim on a hot day in this part of the world - just [...]

May 5th, 2016|Tags: , |

Okavango in Flood…

The Okavango is flooding just to the south of Mombo! Flood readings at Rundu (along the Kavango river) are the highest in a few years! This shot was taken over the weekend as we flew right over the middle of the Okavango from Vumbura to [...]

April 30th, 2016|Tags: |

Savuti Channel Sunset and a hyena experience to remember!

Another day and another beautifulĀ 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: , |

Okavango: Buffalo Paradise!

I snapped this shot of a huge herd of buffalo as we flew deep into the Okavango with no signs of roads or any human habitation nearby. You can just fly over these expanses and dream of what goes on down below and then suddenly [...]

April 26th, 2016|Tags: |