US Closes Loophole in Horn TraffickingSeptember, 02, 2013
Finally! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the Southern White Rhino as threatened. This now places ALL rhino species under the umbrella of protection of the Endangered Species Act.
This closes a loophole that has been allowing the exploitation of international rhino horn trafficking. The move will give legal strength to prosecution of offenders.
This comes after President...READ MORE
Inyati nominated in the “Best guiding team in Africa” category of The Safari Awards 2014.August, 29, 2013
We have been nominated in the “Best guiding team in Africa” category of The Safari Awards 2014.
Voting is quick and easy, so please could we ask for a few minutes of your time to vote for us...READ MORE
What perfume to wear on an African safariAugust, 26, 2013
Imagine you are planning on spending your next big holiday on an amazing African wildlife reserve. You book the lodge, purchase the plane tickets and arrange all the transportation. You are super excited about going on as many game drives as you can and really experiencing a full African safari with the sunrises and sunsets, dozens of wild species and the entire culture about living in the...READ MORE
Ten good reasons to save rhinosAugust, 23, 2013
1. Rhinos are critically endangered
At the turn of the 19th century, there were approximately one million rhinos. In 1970, there were around 70,000. Today, there are fewer than 24,500 rhinos surviving in the wild.
Three of the five species of rhino are “Critically Endangered” as defined by the IUCN (World Conservation Union). A taxon is classified as critically endangered when the best...READ MORE
Khotavuxika / June 2013 Safari JournalAugust, 12, 2013
Khotavuxika / June 2013The weather: The last of the rains has fallen and the leaves are starting to change to beautiful shades of orange and red and covering the ground below them. We have had the most glorious weather during June and we are still waiting for a really cold snap to arrive. Although there is a definite nip in the air in the early mornings and evenings, the daytime temperatures...READ MORE
[Photo] Lion: The King of the JungleAugust, 11, 2013
Today we were lucky enough to spot a beautiful male lion (Panthera leo) wandering around on his own.
He was limping and a bit nervous probably due to the vulnerability of his condition but still looked quite magnificent with his dark mane and piercing eyes.
Check out a few of the photos I managed to get from this encounter.
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When Herbivores Attack: Buffalo & HippoJuly, 26, 2013
This is the second and last post in a series that looks at how some of the most dangerous animals in the African bush are in fact the large herbivores rather than the carnivores. Animals that feed exclusively on plant matter do not need to hunt and kill other animals and in fact are often prey for predators, however, as a result of living in such a potentially hostile environment, many...READ MORE
Impala jumps into tourist car to escape CheetahsJuly, 18, 2013
One of the greatest things to do in South Africa is to go on a wildlife safari. There is something surreal about being able to be a spectator of all the interactions between species, especially predators and prey, while staying in the safety and comfort of a vehicle.
However sometimes unpredictable situations happen like in the case of a group of...READ MORE
May / Mudyaxihi May 2013 Safari JournalJuly, 14, 2013
The weather: We can feel the early morning chill as winter is creeping in the back door. The afternoon thunderstorms that were so frequent last month seem to have rumbled and grumbled off elsewhere and we have enjoyed very welcoming blue skies and the warmth of the African sun.
Wildlife: Wildlife sightings as usual have been terrific, most game drives have been richly rewarded with large...READ MORE