Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Hippo into icy water

While drinking coffee with our guests as the sun rose over the horizon on a recent early morning at Arathusa, we enjoyed the sight of the resident hippos of the dam in front of the lodge returning home after a long night of feeding. We watched, utterly riveted, as one of the mammoth beasts walked   

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Lion and rhino interaction on drive at Arathusa

  Usually if one conjures up the image of different species interacting, the animals of typical imaginings are wildebeest and zebra, or impalas and vervet monkeys. But every now and then as a field guide, we come across a very unique and highly unexpected combination. This has happened to me twice in as many weeks!  It   

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