Monthly Blog Archives: February 2015

The Grey-headed bushshrike, by ranger Sean Gilbert

Image courtesy of outdoorphoto.co.za The grey-headed bushshrike is a strongly built, medium-sized bird with a thick robust recurved beak. It is well-adapted to the skillful capture and killing of various types of prey. When preying on a snake, the grey-headed bushshrike usually grabs the snake from behind the head to avoid being bitten and envenomated …
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An incredible morning, by ranger Sean Gilbert

The morning started off on the fresh side, and scattered cloud cover and a chilly breeze had us all in jackets. Lions were our primary aim for the morning, so we headed to the western side of the lodge to begin our search. About 10 minutes into the drive, a few other guides had picked …
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Matimba lions vs a crocodile, by ranger Cedrick Dold

Early one morning we followed up on the seemingly never-ending tracks of two male lions. The morning was fresh and the sun was just making an appearance from above the trees. It was not long before we located the two Matimba male lions resting at a waterhole. On closer inspection, we realised that there was …
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