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Posted by & filed under James (Okuti Guide).

So often we go on game drives with predators or the “Big Five” as the main focus and we tend to forget about other interesting species of wildlife which we are so fortunate to have roaming the African wilderness, such an example is the fascinating Kudu antelope. James and his guests were on an afternoon… Read more »

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Posted by & filed under Bujos (Camp Manager), Safari Stories.

The Marula tree in front of Shinde is a real focal point of camp, it sets the stage for the melodious Shinde choir as they sing their welcoming to guests who have just arrived. It is also an attraction for wildlife of all shapes and sizes, from little honey bees to busy tree squirrels. There… Read more »

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The African Jacana, also informally known as the Lily Trotter, is one of the most fascinating birds that you will come across when cruising the channels of the Okavango Delta. One can’t help but marvel at how well these birds have adapted to their environment. Part of the wader family, one will usually see the… Read more »

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A Botswana Folk Story It was a long, long time ago in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, tortoise was crawling along when he met Serval on the path. Serval asked him if he had eaten that day, being the middle of winter, food was scarce so tortoise had not eaten and replied with a gloomy “no”. Serval… Read more »

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The little bee-eater (Merops Pusillus) is a rich and brightly coloured bird that would catch your eye when you are on a walking safari or even a game drive. The Bee-Eaters mostly hunt from low perches, like small shrubs or low hanging tree branches as they will wait for insects to fly out of the… Read more »

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

Kanana concession in the Okavango Delta is dominated by some of the “BIG TUSKERS”. These are the elephant bulls which roam the concession all year round. Once they leave the breeding herd, bull elephants spend their days in isolation or moving between small bachelor herds and as the water receeds and the temperatures sore, we… Read more »