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Wim Vorster African Wildlife Showreel 2012

by: Wim Vorster 2013-07-16| Views : 402

View Wim Vorster's showreel of 2012 which includes lions roaring, a wasp burying its prey, elephants providing food for impala, and much more....

Cheetah vs Impala vs Baboon

by: Toast Seagers 2009-08-18| Views : 1876

We were lucky enough to witness a mother cheetah catch an Impala ram. She called her cub from the tickets, but before they could begin feeding, a troop of baboons arrived and chase...

A male lion roars in our faces

by: Toast Seagers 2011-03-01| Views : 1726

A male lion, proclaiming his territory in front of us....

Scratching Solifuge

by: Toast Seagers 2011-12-14| Views : 1068

We came across this solifuge furiously scratching stones and soil into a little mound. We thought that it was perhaps covering a burrow to protect its eggs. Can anybody explain thi...

Jaguar project in the Pantanal

by: Simon Bellingham 2011-10-30| Views : 498

We are working on a project to help habituate the iconic Jaguar in the incredible wetlands of the Brazilian Pantanal...

Buffalo killing lion

by: Simon Morgan 2011-11-04| Views : 2967

After the Castleton pride were fragmented by the Mapogo coalition this young male found himself surrounded by a huge herd of buffalo. They showed him no mercy, and made sure he wou...

Wild dogs kill Nyala (not for sensitive viewers)

by: Simon Morgan 2008-07-08| Views : 2084

I was busy resting in my room at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve when I heard the commotion outside..this incredibly dramatic scene unfolded. It may seem like a cruel way to di...

Jaguar Cub

by: Simon Bellingham 2012-03-09| Views : 819

Great news from Brazil! Last week one of the female Jaguars on the habituation project that I am involved in had a cub! Females are usually targeted for habituation as they have sm...

Jaguar Male

by: Simon Bellingham 2012-03-28| Views : 877

This wonderful male was not selected for our habituation project but it is great to know that he inhabits the wonderful landscape in which we are working. For more information abo...

Leopard on a tree with impala kill

by: Santiago Cabral 2012-08-02| Views : 1164

Awesome leopard sighting in the Kruger National Park near Letaba of a female leopard hoisting her impala kill...

Africa: this is why I live here

by: Santiago Cabral 2012-08-01| Views : 986

This is my showreel. I'm currently a FGASA level 1 and back-up Trails guide and aspiring wildlife documentary cameraman. This is my showreel, I hope you enjoy it. Santiago Cabral....

Wildlife at Shamwari Game Reserve

by: Ryan de Beer 2011-11-15| Views : 985

The eastern Cape is becoming a fantastic wildlife destination. Big skies, stunning vistas, spekboom landscapes, Karoo herds and their big cat predators. Filmed by guide Ryan de Bee...

Wild Dog vs Buffalo (not for sensitive viewers)

by: Robin Cheesman 2013-11-09| Views : 703

[WARNING: not for sensitive viewers] We watched for over an hour as this young buffalo bellowed. The rest of the herd was a few hundred meters away just listening. ...

Leopard comes face to face with a buffalo bull

by: Rebecca Hart 2011-11-04| Views : 1142

The River Lodge, Thornybush Game Reserve Three Leopard in camp on a kill - Malewane and her two offspring - playing on the decking of rooms 2 and 3 - when the curious resident b...

Injured hyena!

by: Rebecca Hart 2011-09-13| Views : 991

Mangwaan Road - Thornybush Game Reserve - Injured hyena gets chased away by the rest of the clan! http://rebeccahartmedia.photodeck.com...

Leopard siblings from different litters meet

by: Rebecca Hart 2011-08-29| Views : 1171

Karula and her two current offspring are on a kill when Induna - Karula's son from a previous litter comes to investigate..... This is the amazing moment when leopard siblings ...

Zambia walking Safari

by: Phill Steffny 2011-12-07| Views : 949

Zambia must definitely be my favorite place for walking safaris and an all around diverse wild life experience...

Little Crake Lifer!

by: Phill Steffny 2012-03-29| Views : 936

Anyone lucky enough to have seen this little number would have been treated two hours of a seemingly starving and very relaxed little crake....

The Roar of a Dominant Male Lion

by: Ollie Porote 2012-06-26| Views : 886

A male lion lets out his defiant territorial roar...

Lambing Season Kill

by: Noelle van Muiden 2013-11-18| Views : 793

This video is a short clip of a female cheetah and her cub just as they have caught an impala lamb. The cub is then allowed to chase the released lamb until Mum gets impatient and ...

Buffalo birth

by: Nicky Silberbauer 2012-01-29| Views : 2142

If you ask a safari guide for his or her most special sightings, those that have been lucky enough to witness a birth with usually list that amongst the top moments of their career...

Cape Cross Seals

by: Nicky Silberbauer 2013-04-02| Views : 479

The Cape Cross Seal Reserve is the home of one of the largest colonies of Cape Fur Seals in the world. The spectacle is awesome: watching the choas of their daily lives is an incre...

Pink Elephants do exist

by: Mike Henderson 2012-06-05| Views : 1224

A newly, perhaps prematurely born elephant...

Female Cheetah with 2 Cubs and an Impala Ram

by: Mark Hankin 2011-06-19| Views : 1128

Watch as this female cheetah teachers her 2 cubs to finish off a kill...

Phinda mating Leopards!!

by: Mark Hankin 2012-10-10| Views : 1542

Seeing mating Leopards in one thing, but to see mating Leopards on Phinda, well thats something special!!!...

Elephants of the Eastern Cape

by: Mario Moreno 2012-12-20| Views : 819

A short video shot in Addo Elephant National Park and Kariega Game Reserve focusing on the Gentle Giants that roam the Eastern Cape in South Africa, an area that is not as popular ...

Mating Lions

by: Marco Tonoli 2010-07-20| Views : 1525

Biggest Lions I think I have ever seen. Managed to arrive at a waterhole and find most of the pride together and the witness the dominant male and one of the older females mating....

Kalahari

by: Marco Tonoli 2011-12-01| Views : 893

A few shots I managed to capture out on game drive in the Kalahari. Have a look and enjoy some of the rarer creatures seen out on a Kalahari Wilderness experience....

Digging Aardvark

by: Marco Tonoli 2011-12-14| Views : 941

Aardvark, up close and personal....

Brothers in Arms: huge lion fight

by: Lee Whittam 2011-12-06| Views : 1188

A fight breaks out when tensions rise within this thirty-strong pride of lions at a kill. Filmed while on safari with Essential Africa....

Night Roaring

by: Keith Connelly 1970-01-01| Views : 1408

Night roaring at Kariega. The roar of a male lion can be heard by human ears over eight kilometers away and is undoubtably one of the highlights of an African safari if you are luc...

Bushbucks last moments!

by: Keith Connelly 2011-02-08| Views : 1413

The last moments of a fatal fight between two Bushbuck rams at Kariega Game Reserve...raw violence!...

United We Stand

by: Keith Connelly 2012-03-12| Views : 1321

[Sensitive viewer warning] A video compiled by the ranger team at Kariega Game Reserve after the tragic attack that left one rhino dead and two now fighting for their lives......

New beginnings: Giraffe giving birth

by: Justin Tyler Barlow 2012-07-26| Views : 2419

Morning drive with a new look at life, and the rarely seen and incredible moment when a new born giraffe makes the big drop to the ground...

Pirate Fly

by: Jami van der Merwe 2008-11-30| Views : 781

A number of these flies were observed trying to obtain pupae from a colony of ants that were moving over open ground. This behavior is called Kleptoparasitism, but can simply be t...

Mating leopards at Londolozi

by: James Kydd 2011-11-03| Views : 897

Male leopard Short-tail is seduced by the experienced Kapen female, who followed him way out of her Mala Mala territory into Londolozi. Leopard mating is a passionate affair, and u...

Processionary caterpillars

by: James Kydd 2011-10-26| Views : 1396

Processionary caterpillars, Anaphe reticulata, which join together to find food and ward off predators. Line can be up to 600 individuals long....

Hyena hides under Land Rover

by: James Kydd 2011-10-26| Views : 1082

A hyena hides and howls under Richard Ferrier's Land Rover to avoid the attentions of a rival clan....

Drowning giraffe

by: James Kydd 2011-11-12| Views : 1283

One of the saddest days of my guiding career. Although we adhered in most cases to a strict non-interference policy, we tried desperately to help this giraffe. In my time at Londol...

Tsalala pride cubs at Xipalapala

by: James Kydd 2009-05-13| Views : 1041

Tsalala pride playing at Xipalapala, Londolozi...

A PANGOLIN!

by: James Kydd 2011-09-11| Views : 1137

We found the Sparta pride playing with something very special, one of the rarest mammals at Londolozi...a pangolin! After they moved off we had a once in a lifetime opportunity ...

Scorpion under UV light

by: James Kydd 2011-10-13| Views : 799

This is what a scorpion looks like under a UV light...it glows! ...

Hyenas feeding on giraffe

by: James Kydd 2010-09-16| Views : 1078

Two Sparta lionesses brought down a giraffe but were chased off by this clan of hyenas. ...

The cheetah and the hare

by: James Kydd 2009-06-18| Views : 993

The first kill we witnessed this young male cheetah complete was possibly the most challenging chase of all...the scrub hare. Watching the two best side-steppers in the game in uni...

Leopard cub balancing impala

by: James Kydd 2011-11-08| Views : 901

We, the hyena below, and the Mxabene leopardess watched with bated breath as her cub tried to reposition the impala in the tree. Unlike lions,leopard etiquette allows only one cat ...

Fish invading the land

by: James Kydd 2011-11-22| Views : 1026

We came across these catfish at Maddie's Dam, Londolozi. Possibly due to decreased oxygen levels in the water due to an algal bloom, the fish had made their way from the main body ...

Hyenas and vulutres on a rhino

by: James Kydd 2011-11-14| Views : 845

This bull rhino was killed by another in a territorial fight. A carcass of this size inevitably attracts a multitude of scavengers from far and wide. The hyenas had gorged themselv...

Leopard Crawl

by: James Kydd 2011-11-09| Views : 1292

Watching a male leopard like this stalking his quarry is one of the most thrilling safari experiences. Beautiful evolutionary perfection. His approach is calculated and well planne...

Leopard kills mongoose

by: James Kydd 2011-11-23| Views : 1003

We came across the old 3:4 female leopard hunting a pack of banded mongoose at Londolozi. Nearing the end of her life she wasn't in the best of condition and desperately needed to ...

Lion pride with cubs feasting

by: James Kydd 2011-11-10| Views : 890

A kill like an Nyala bull will provide this pride with good sustenaince. But a kill can also be a dangerous place for those feasting. The heavy smell of blood and stomach contents,...

Lions mating and roaring

by: James Kydd 2011-11-19| Views : 1461

When lions mate, they do so frequently. Copulation is repeated around 4 to 6 times an hour, and goes on for days. If there are more than one dominant male with the pride, the femal...

Wild dog puppies!

by: James Kydd 2011-11-04| Views : 1187

Wild dogs are, for me, the most entertaining animal to find while on safari. We spent days tracking this pack, knowing the alpha female had been missing for sometime, desperately h...

Daytime Aardvark!

by: James Kydd 2011-09-03| Views : 1442

In eight years of guiding I had seen a total of five aardvark. On our first evening at Tswalu Kalahari while drifting lazily through the red dunes we came across this incredible cr...

Cheetah strolling across the Korannaberg

by: James Kydd 2011-09-07| Views : 960

The rocky quartzite hills of the Korannaberg provide an unusual backdrop for these cheetah brothers, who typically prefer open plains. As a guide, sometimes the joy of your guests ...

Lions feeding on eland at Tswalu

by: James Kydd 2011-09-08| Views : 1128

Tswalu's Southern pride had taken down a large eland bull. Sometimes weighing as much as a tonne a prey item like this would feed a pride of twelve for a few days. In the dry Kalah...

Sociable weaver nest at Sunset

by: James Kydd 2011-09-09| Views : 702

One of the most memorable evenings of my life was spent here, listening to the sociable weavers chittering and squabbling like aliens from within their enormous nest as the sun wen...

Giraffe birth

by: James Kydd 2011-12-05| Views : 2687

We found this dramatic scene unfolding at Londolozi Private game Reserve. It took all of 45 minutes for this young giraffe to stand! She gently but assertively kept the other femal...

100 elephants

by: James Kydd 2011-12-07| Views : 957

Have you ever seen a herd of over a hundred elephants? If you have, you'll understand the feeling of awe, wonder and delight that we experienced at this sighting at Londolozi Priva...

Three leopards in a tree with a kill

by: James Kydd 2011-12-08| Views : 1055

Guide Brent Leo-Smith and tracker Simon Mathebula responded to vervet monkeys calling in the Sand River just East of Londolozi Tree Camp and found the Xidulu leopardess with a kill...

Lions feeding on nyala at Londolozi

by: James Kydd 2009-03-27| Views : 855

The Summer brings tall grass to the riverine thickets of Londolozi and provides good cover for the prides to hunt antelope species like nyala. Even an adult bull disappeared quick...

Elephant pushing over tall tree

by: James Kydd 2011-12-13| Views : 970

Sometimes for safari guides the things your guests say are just as amazing as the wildlife you're watching!...

Leopard cubs arrive at Londolozi

by: James Kydd 2008-01-08| Views : 700

After initially denning her cubs in the Sand River on Mala Mala the regal Sunsetbend female decided it was time to move her precious cargo across the river to Londolozi. This was o...

Lions fighting over warthog kill

by: James Kydd 2012-01-11| Views : 1691

After leaving the Sparta pride sleeping near Guarri Pan at Londolozi we returned back to camp for breakfast. Two of our guests had not come on drive that morning and asked if they ...

Battle of the 'Beests

by: James Kydd 2012-01-08| Views : 1118

These two Hartebeest were having a full on go at eachother for at least 10 minutes while we watched. At the stage of this video both males were incredibly tired (you can see the to...

Aardvark foraging

by: james ball 2012-07-17| Views : 787

Rare footage of a very relaxed aardvark taking advantage of the sun after a week of cold rainy weather....

The Leopards of Lord Shembe

by: James Kydd 2012-07-30| Views : 527

The Shembe men were proud and strong, their chiseled warrior faces sternly concentrating on the timing of their dance, raising their shields and planting their feet in clouds of d...

A Bushmans Kloof experience

by: James Kydd 2012-09-05| Views : 877

Bushmans Kloof, the gem of the Cedarberg, is a magical mixture of rock paintings, misty sunrises, ancient geologies, ghost stories, fynbos, secret rock pools, floral blooms, and so...

Whales of the Cape Spring

by: James Kydd 2013-09-11| Views : 669

Spring time in the Cape heralds the arrival of the Southern right whales, giant creatures weighing up to 60 tons that migrate from the cold Antarctic waters to breed and calve in t...

Python swallows impala whole

by: James Haskins 2013-12-01| Views : 2684

We were lucky enough to video this python swallowing a newly born impala in Moremi, Botswana, at the end of November. I was a little surprised that this was not a particularly big ...

Young male leopard plays with baby bushbuck

by: Jacques Pierre Joubert 2013-03-01| Views : 739

NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS. We were following up on bushbuck alarm calling in one of the dry river beds of Kirkman's Kamp when we came upon this sight of a young male leopard playin...

Sexing an Aardvark track

by: Graeme Mann 2011-06-27| Views : 2659

The tell-tale signs of the male aadrvark!...

Giant earthworm!

by: Graeme Mann 2011-12-05| Views : 1563

The South African giant earthworm is the largest earthworm in the world. This particular specimen here at Kwandwe is an average length: the record for this species is around six me...

Pride Power

by: Gawie Grobler 2013-05-10| Views : 797

The Ross Pride in the process of moving out the young boys....

Leopard tries to shake monkey from tree

by: Gary Parker 2013-06-25| Views : 1423

A leopard managed to isolate a vervet monkey and then spent hours trying to catch it in this tree. Here it tries to shake the monkey from its perch. Filmed in the Sabi Sands by Gar...

Dance of the Giants

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-06-25| Views : 889

A magical hour spent with these 2 bull elephants....

The Big Guy Provides

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-08-22| Views : 1035

Amidst the incredible forests that occupy the Lower Zambezi National Park, we were privileged to witness a strapping elephant bull provide for all the younger members of the herd b...

Story of a hippo attacking guests in canoe

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-12-30| Views : 1318

Guide Leonard Kolio of Baines River Camp tells the hair-raising story of when a hippo attacked his guests in their canoe (while he was working at another lodge in the Lower Zambezi...

Canoe Utopia

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-08-23| Views : 1043

An idyllic 2 hours spent drifting down a side channel of the mighty Zambezi, drinking in the peace and tranquility that comes with observing the flora and fauna using noiseless tra...

The breakfast of a King

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-08-23| Views : 1248

Early one morning in the Lower Zambezi National Park, we happened upon this grizzly sight. The scratches on the hippo's hide told the story of a vicious battle from the night befor...

An Elephants Guide to Bathing

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-08-22| Views : 1880

When you are the biggest land mammal on earth, keeping yourself looking good is a full time job. ...

Elephants of Madikwe

by: Garth Kingwill 2013-02-08| Views : 765

It never ceases to amaze me how at a specific moment many different herds of elephant will meet at a specific waterhole after weeks apart, as if the meeting was pre-arranged. Perha...

Some of the rarest puppies in the world

by: Garth Kingwill 2012-06-28| Views : 826

One of the most incredible things you could hope to witness on safari, and one of the things Jaci's Lodge Madikwe is most famous for: African wild dogs, with their pups. They enthr...

Tracking lions on foot

by: Fritz Breytenbach 2013-05-12| Views : 766

Tracking lions on foot is an exhilerating experience that must be done with caution, patience and respect....

Python eating an impala.

by: fred von Winckelmann 2013-12-02| Views : 1204

We detected a silhouette under a bush in the Moremi Game Reserve. On closer inspecton we found a medium sized African rock python swallowing an impala whole....

Mating lions at Phinda

by: Divan Kamffer 2013-09-22| Views : 568

There is always a bit of growling and biting involved when lions mate. The mating will happen on average every 20min or so for about 2-3 days!...

Adidas sandal vs. hyena cubs

by: Dave Pusey 2012-11-02| Views : 1056

Two playful young hyena cubs gave an Adidas sandal a stringent strength test by the most powerful young jaws of the terrestrial predators! "Toys" are often found around the den...

Leopard hunting warthog in the Kruger National Park

by: Clinton Jonker 2013-08-17| Views : 527

Rare footage of a leopard hunting warthog followed by it drinking from the waterhole. The video also includes still images of the sighting and the African fish eagle catching fish....

African Clawless Otter vs Tiger Fish

by: Clinton Jonker 2012-12-07| Views : 503

It was a long and hot day in the Kruger Park and my wife and I decided it was time to slowly head back to the Lower Sabie Camp where we were staying. We had seen enough hippo and s...

Elephant Collar in Greater Kruger

by: Chris du Plessis 2012-10-01| Views : 678

Conservationists attach a collar to an elephant to mointor their movements and gain valuable information neccesary for their continued protection. It is estimated that between 25 a...

Lions vs buffalo

by: Charl Pretorius 2011-07-07| Views : 2092

Lion VS buffalo in the Sabi Sands...

The Rumble in the Jungle

by: Charl Pretorius 2008-04-08| Views : 3199

For three days the younger male leopard (Tyson, also known as the Marthly male) had been following the older Mafufanyane, watching his every move, testing his patience, and waiting...

Cheetah Vocalisation

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-04-18| Views : 894

The coalition of male cheetahs had temporarily seperated and this male called frantically for his brother on the open grasslands....

Elephant pushing down tree

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-05-08| Views : 879

It was fascinating observing an elephant bull pushing down a Marula tree,looks like a tiring ordeal but worth the effort :)...

An elephants first mud bath

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-01-30| Views : 712

A tiny elephant has its first mud bath with some help from the rest of the herd....

Black rhinos relaxing

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-03-25| Views : 546

This black rhino cow and calf have a Sunday lie-in while a group (dazzle) of zebra graze behind them....

Cheetah vs rhino

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-05-22| Views : 990

A large crash of rhino make a cheetah coalition uneasy as the sun begins to set....

Lion cubs cleaning each other

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-04-15| Views : 684

These two lion cubs in the North pride dutifully clean each other one. Always amazing to watch the close bond lions in a pride have with one another....

Cheetah and 5 cubs

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-07-11| Views : 680

I could watch this female cheetah and her five cubs all day. Here they play on the airstrip just before sunset before heading into the bush to rest for the night....

Cheetah cleaning

by: Caroline Haden-Smith 2012-07-14| Views : 796

The female cheetah found a good open spot by a termite mound to rest for the night. In this video she cleans one of her five cubs....

Elephant herd along the Levuhu

by: Brett Horley 2011-10-12| Views : 701

Watching a breeding herd on foot is always an exhilirating experience...

Elephant bull interrupts our siesta

by: Brett Horley 2011-10-14| Views : 880

This elephant bull interrupted our siesta along the Limpopo River. Resting in the shade of a Jackalberry grove, he headed in our direction without realizing we were there....

Lenyalo Male Lions calling

by: Bradley Leighton 2011-03-16| Views : 1151

Lenyano males in the Madikwe game reserve, NW....

Baby sitting

by: Amy Attenborough 2012-07-30| Views : 1146

A female hyena shows restraint as her two young cubs treat her head like a jungle gym....

A leap of leopards

by: Amy Attenborough 2012-08-18| Views : 1070

A female leopard shows off her strength as she leaps to grab the remnants of a carcass, which she dropped out of the tree just moments before. And her youngster shows off his newly...

Good lions gone bad

by: Amy Attenborough 2012-08-19| Views : 2510

On this particular evening I had no guests but decided to hop onto a friends vehicle for game drive and was well rewarded with this sighting. We were following a pride of lions whe...

Insane lion pride fight

by: Ale Olivieri 2013-08-08| Views : 1375

The fight of the prides... This is what happened when the Hilda's Rock Pride males bumped into the Southern Pride and their buffalo kill....

Fight of the Prides (FULL version)

by: Ale Olivieri 2013-10-01| Views : 1186

This is the FULL version of what happened when the Hilda's Rock pride males bumped into the Southern pride and their buffallo kill....

Magical Grootbos

by: Administrator Admin 2012-05-04| Views : 1054

Less than two hours from Cape Town in the heart of the mostly tree-less fynbos biome lies Grootbos Reserve and its beautiful milkwood forest. If you want to treat yourself to a lit...