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Blood Brothers of Shingwedzi

Date: 2014-08-14

It had been a few weeks since we visited the Kruger National Park and so we decided to head northwards where it would be more secluded with less traffic to just soak up the surroundings and raw nature. We didn't expect much at all and in...read more

Eye level with lions

Date: 2014-08-04

It's not often that you have the opportunity to sit within a few metres of a pride of lions, at eye level, to watch them feed. 

We had to weave our boat cautiously along narrow hippo-filled channels to reach the lions &ndash...read more

Disrespect bites!

Date: 2014-07-28

Words by Colin Souness

Pictures by Nicky Silberbauer

A gentle swell rolled into the harbour. The hull of White Pointer rubbed a little over-enthusiastically against the grubby tyre-clad quayside and the boat’s smoot...read more

Honey badger kills and feeds on Porcupine

Date: 2014-06-18

The spoils of victory.

The excitement of spotting your first leopard and the thrill of being part of a pride of lions bringing down their prey, usually overshadow the smaller more secretive members of our bushveld society that ar...read more

A trio of leopards

Date: 2014-06-16

Leopards are considered to be solitary cats.  I was confident that we’d see at least one, as this part of the Sabi Sands is renowned for great leopard sightings.  As we left Kirkman’s Kamp for our first evening game...read more