Monthly Blog Archives: February 2017

Hyena pounces on an injured impala, by ranger Jamie Sangster

  Hyenas are believed to be lazy, incompetent hunters and cunning thieves. While the latter is true, hyenas are in fact highly capable hunters; despite lacking the stealthier hunting techniques of their Feliformis* (cat-like) counterparts. Hyenas often forage alone, in fact more than they do as a group. This increases their chance of encountering food …
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The Styx pride maintain their reputation

  On Friday afternoon, the 3rd of February, we were both lucky and unlucky to witness an incredible, albeit distressing event. A pack of 15 African wild dogs were relaxing around a small water source, north of the lodge. Some of the members were fast asleep, while others were grooming themselves and a few of …
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