Little Cats Big Moment

If you have never seen a Genet you don’t know what you are missing. And if you want to see a Genet, staying in the tents at Punda Maria in the far north of Kruger is a guarantee. Every night after dark these elusive small cats do a patrol through the bush surrounding the tents.…

Safari Dust: Get Off My Hippo

The previous blog was a first chapter in a photo story of Grey herons surfing the backs of Hippos to catch fish. This second chapter illustrates the competition for prime hippo landing rights. Hippo surfing is obviously an easier way of catching a meal than conventional heron fishing techniques which often requires the bird remain…

Safari Dust; “Bull Fight”

There is nothing more powerful than watching two Hippo Bull’s fight for territory. These animals are huge and when they go at each other their clashing heads and teeth is brutal and bloody. Whilst sometimes deadly the clashes usually end when the victor sends the vanquished off to another section of water. During the dry…