Watching four lion cubs grow in strength and confidence over the last year has been quite entertaining for the staff at Leopard Mountain, as well as a nerve-racking experience!
A female cheetah seems to have made herself at home with frequent visits to a lodge in South Africa.
Lion cubs come out of hiding for some grooming and playtime with their mum!
Living in nature offers so many wonders each and every day, and a nest of inquisitive barn owls in our lodge reminded us just how lucky we are to be able to do what we do!
A sub-adult brown hyena makes a rare but exciting appearance on a camera trap at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge.
Our afternoon game drive started with a hunt for cheetah. Earlier on in the day I had picked up tracks of a male Cheetah moving along the fence line, no doubt doing a routine territory patrol. I decided that for our afternoon game drive we should head into this area and try picking up on the big male cheetah.
When my 2-way radio crackles to life and ‘Charlie 11’ is called, my stomach starts to tingle and the excitement builds. On the radio here in the Zululand Rhino Reserve, all Leopard Mountain staff go by the call sign ‘Charlie’. Invariably it means that something awesome is going down
Mating lions on the grounds of a safari lodge in Zululand.
After a delicious meal of wildebeest even the fiercest lion turns into a big sleepy cat.
From an early morning game-drive to sundowners in the bush and a four-course dinner under the African sky. A day on safari is bound to be one of the best in your life.
Ever heard of the flehmen grimace? Learn what this is and why mammals do this.
Conservation is an incredibly complicated and wide-ranging endeavour, but trails cameras are making life easier and allowing researchers to record species in their natural habitat.
All hell breaks loose in the herd when elephants in musth come into contact with a new elephant calf.