Snake talk by Prof Graham Alexander

I was privileged to be at a meeting of our herpetological association where professor Graham Alexander was speaking on his research into puff adders and pythons. His research, undertaken over the last two years in the Kwalata game reserve near Pretoria, South Africa is reaching an end. Some of the findings coming out of his […]

Kruger Safari pic of the day – Lioness

We came across this lioness between Tshokwane and Satara in Kruger Park. She was on her own and was calling softly and continuously. We surmised that she had cubs in the area, although we did not get to see them. We had about 15 minutes with her as she crisscrossed the road a few times, […]

Kruger Safari pic of the day – Rhino on walking safari

On a bush walk, in Kruger Park, we encountered this young white rhino bull. We were initially caught out in the open, with no cover, but we remained completely still, as he had not noticed us – the wind was in our favour. When he went behind a bush, we quickly and quietly moved behind […]

Kruger Safari pic of the day – Cheetah

We searched for this cheetah high and low, as we knew it was in the area. Our slow driving, combined with some excellent spotting (looking into the bush for the animal), rewarded us with a superb sighting! We spotted him near Mlondozi in the Kruger Park. Our guests from the UK, one an avid photographer, […]