Posted by & filed under Safari Stories, Solly (Okuti Guide).

It seems the first traces of spring have brought with it a renewed romance to the animal kingdom. My guests and I were on a Sunday evening drive when we came across a Lion and a lioness lying lazily in the grass. The two were situated on Dead Tree Island in the Moremi Game Reserve,… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Doctor (Kanana guide), Safari Stories.

Lions, being part of the greater feline family, are known not to favor water unless they are re-hydrating and in saying this, their bodies are adapted to go without water for days if need be. This particular afternoon, on the banks of the Xudum River at Kanana, made me realise how adaptable these animals really… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Bonolo (Shinde guide).

It was a very peaceful morning in the Shinde concession and we were ambling along on game drive fairly close to the lagoon. Just ahead, a tree branch was hanging over the lagoon, and perched on it was a beautiful African fish eagle. The bird was alert, focusing on the water and moving his wings… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Omphile Kaluluka (Specialist Guide).

I guess when the tough gets going exceptions can be made and sharing becomes caring in the bush. We left Footsteps camp for an afternoon game drive and we came across a hyena who looked extremely agitated as he was running around in circles in front of the game viewer. At first I thought it was… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Safari Stories, Simon (Kanana guide).

Guiding at Kanana has brought a lot happiness to my life for lots of reasons, the most important one is that I am able to view predators in their natural environment. It was a crisp winter morning on game drive when we came across a pack of seven African wild dog basking on an open flood plain. One… Read more »