A mongoose would stand no chance again a lion, surely? Against 4? Impossible! However, this little mongoose was never told that fact. They do say dynamite comes in small packages:
When planning their trip to South Africa, our Australian guests had set a very clear intention: to see as much wildlife as possible. To say they met their goal is an understatement, and that was achieved in the first 24 hours! While they were embarking on their third game drive they shared the impressive list of what […]
The last of the guests had just gone to bed when the territory calls echoed down the dry riverbed. The big boys were back in the area, and they wanted everyone to know! It was decided there and then that the morning drive would be about tracking lions. We knew there were some intruders in […]
The elephants must have known we were celebrating World Elephant Day this week as they have been turning out in full force to bask in their celebrity status. We have been spoiled with sightings of ellies drinking and frolicking in the camp dam, and appearing at almost every turn. We’ve seen groups big and small, […]
Crocodile attacks shark. If you ever wondered who would win between a crocodile and a bull shark, we may have the answer for you. Residents of Australia recently witnessed an incredible wildlife encounter where a saltwater crocodile wrestled a bull shark. It all went down on the Adelaide river where the 5.5 metre crocodile decided […]
As an unfenced camp in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, we are often treated to wonderful game sighting right here in camp. Guests often relax in the pool and watch a wide variety of wildlife visit our watering hole (a few metres from the pool), or watch the sun set from our […]
They all have an incredibly difficult task and without them our natural treasures would not be safe. So to all the rangers out there, Thank You! In the video below Prince William acknowledges the brave and tireless work of the world’s rangers.
Greetings to all Tanda Tula foodies! They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Anyone who has stayed with us at Tanda Tula will know that we don’t play around when it comes to breakfast. To ensure we encounter excellent game sightings, the team and our guests need to head off early […]
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We came across the young male leopard we know as Mfana just as he was waking up from a nap. He started to stretch and begin his leisurely grooming ritual when his ears suddenly perked up. Following his gaze we looked just ahead of our Land Rover, where a group of unaware impala had […]