A morning drive provides a dramatic sighting as two big male waterbuck battle each other for territory.
How does a giraffe’s heart pump a sufficient amount blood up such a long neck, and prevent it from rushing to its head when it bends down to drink?
Two beautiful grey crowned cranes were spotted recently while on a cruise through the iSimangaliso Wetland Park estuary in South Africa.
The end of spring in November welcomes our guests with the arrival of the European roller at Makakatana Bay Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
After a great game drive through Lake St Lucia within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, we were heading back to the Makakatana Bay Lodge for breakfast when I saw some impala run in the distance, then stop and stare in one direction. As we drove closer to investigate we came across two giraffes fighting.
Written by: Tritan Mitter
The pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) is a water bird and is found widely distributed across Africa and Asia.
They’re not everyones cup of tea, but like them or not, you have to admit that hippos are weighty creatures. Makakatana Bay Lodge have put together an interesting list of facts about these burley beasts.
When one sets out on a game drive you never truly know what will be in store for the day. Amazing sightings and observing wildlife interactions are all part of the African bush experience, and on one particular drive, my guests and I at Makakatana Bay Lodge in Kwazulu-Natal were treated to exactly that!