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A democracy of buffalo

If you want a perfect example of “ubuntu” (the African concept of ‘we exist because of one another’) in the...

Beautiful-ugly beasties of the bush

I just adore these beautiful-ugly beasties – the warthog (a.k.a Pumba in the Lion King). These African hogs just ooze...

A warthog narrowly escapes a lioness

It  has been a fascinating week at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge at Hluhluhwe iMfolozi Park. The guests witnessed a stalk by...

Follow the Light, Roger

Isibindi Zulu Lodge is a protected home to dearly beloved Roger, a giraffe of 28 years no less. Now most...

An animal behind every bush

“Oooh! There’s a white rhino behind this bush” says Thobeka with quiet confidence. We stare dubiously at the bush until...

Baby season

Big eared, fluffy, clumsy, playful and affectionate, summer is baby season in the African bushveld and we are loving all...

Wild Implausibility

Here are some creative collective nouns for all things African which you can toss about on your next safari: A...