Not for sensitive viewers: An extreme sighting as a pack of painted wolves (African wild dogs), take down a pregnant impala in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park.
What happened here? Squashed crocodile found underneath elephant, both animals dead.
In a remarkable confrontation an elephant chases away a hyena in South Luangwa, Zambia.
Kafunta Safari Lodge recently received a visit from former Austrian international footballer Walter Hörmann and his wife Barbara who spent time with the Luangwa Safari Football League players on the dirt fields of Mfuwe, Zambia.
The Thornicroft’s giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis thornicrofti), also known as the Rhodesian giraffe, is a morphologically distinct sub-species of giraffe found only in the Luangwa Valley in Zambia.
Recently, our Lodge Manager at Kafunta Safaris in South Luangwa, Lisa Peake, joined in on a guest game drive. She was fortunate enough to see a leopard relaxing in a tree – what she reckons was her best sighting ever.
Anna van Doorn and Ludovic Wilmart managed to take some excellent photographs of a harmless spotted bush snake (Philothamnus semivariegatus) who had caught quite a large frog and was in the process of devouring it whole.
During the month of November 2016, Kafunta Safaris and the Mfuwe Sports Association supported the very first Carnivore Conservation Cup football tournament organized by the Zambian Carnivore Program and sponsored by the National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative.
There have been a number of articles about tree-climbing lions and some parks around Africa have claimed it their own specialty, declaring such sightings as extremely rare.
The rains finally arrive in the South Luangwa Valley.
A memorable walking safari at Island Bush Camp, in the near-untouched wilderness of South Luangwa.
As temperatures climb in South Luangwa, a troop of baboons decide to brave the water for a cool-down.
When it comes to the matter of traffic in the bush, elephants always have right of way.
Elephants in the mud and dirt make for some great wildlife photos.. but it also does them a world of good!
Raise a glass to the wild dogs of Africa and show your support with the new range of Painted Dog wines.
South Luangwa is known as The Valley of the Leopard and the region most certainly lives up to its name!
A fight over territory leads to a gruesome scene as a lion feeds on a lioness of a competing pride.
A hippo makes a splash as guests find him hiding in a lodge pool.
Walk in the footsteps of two rescued leopards with Graham Cooke on this safari in the South Luangwa Valley.
A leopard defies all expectations, which makes for an even better sighting than initially anticipated.
The reality of the African wilderness is captured in a series of photos that show three lions with their recent kill while the rest of the baby giraffe’s family looks on.
Wild dogs rip an impala from limb to limb in seconds before guests have even had a chance to enjoy their morning coffee.
South Luangwa National Park is well known for its colonies of colourful southern carmine bee-eaters, a summer migrant to Zambia.
A group of hyenas try to cheat a pack of wild dogs out of their impala.
A lion leaps on an elephant’s back during a high speed chase.
A hippo joins the one-eyed leopard at the kill!
Enjoy the dry season in Zambia with just the wildlife and sounds of the bush for company.