Leopards are very particular when it comes to their feeding behaviour. A Leopard will use a suffocating bite to the throat on larger prey, or a swift bite to the head or spine on smaller animals. Once the prey has succumbed, leopard will drag their prey towards cover to keep it from being picked up […]
Tanda Tula Safari Camp Featured in Getaway Magazine competition is now closed. Read the August issue of Getaway Magazine where Sarah Duff writes about our unique Overnight Walking Safari. They are also running a competition where you can win this experience for two people! For more info on this incredible experience, visit the walking safaris […]
While on game drives at Tanda Tula Safari Camp, you will often see small LBJ’s (little brown jobs) scuttling through the bush at a rapid speed. These fascinating little creatures are called Dwarf Mongoose, and are Africa’s smallest carnivores. Often, during the early morning, they can be seen sunning themselves on the side of termite […]
This article was published in Kruger2Canyon News, Vol 9 Issue 31 on 15 July 2011, written by Desiré Wright, photograph by Sarie van Vuuren. HOEDSPRUIT – On June 20 the Leopard Conservation Project (LCP) rescued a leopard from a snare on a cattle farm in Limpopo. At first sight its injuries didn’t seem to be […]
SA Express has announced the launch of direct flights between Cape Town and Hoedspruit, starting July 26. This is exciting news as travellers can now arrive in Hoedspruit without first having to travel to JHB, drastically reducing travel time. Once travellers have touched down at Hoedspruit airport they can be in Tanda Tula Safari Camp […]
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The weekend at Tanda Tula certainly began in an extremely exciting manner! It all started on Saturday morning, when I heard the nyala alarm calling close to Tent 4. Upon hearing this ruckus, I walked out of the office to investigate, and had just made it around the corner, when I was almost knocked off […]
Two of our expert rangers, Foreman and Civilized, were once again in the right place at the right time when a couple of days ago, they luckily witnessed the Machaton Pride take down a young buffalo calf! The calf appeared to be just over a year old, so was not a significantly big carcass, when […]