September 14, 2016
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The Battle of the Bulls

Historically, it is said that hippopotamuses occurred through parts of the Little Karoo, but only in small pods due to the scarcity of grazing and fluctuating water levels. On Sanbona […]
August 29, 2016
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The Elusive Brown Hyena

The Brown Hyena is a fairly reclusive and shy animal, but lately guides and guests alike have been lucky enough to get some really great sightings of these shaggy beasts. […]
July 8, 2016
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Dynamite comes in small packages

Did you know Springbok can reach running speeds of up to 100 km/h (62 mph) and can leap 4m (13 feet) into the air and jump a horizontal distance of […]
July 8, 2016
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Verreaux’s or Black Eagle

Visit any part of Southern Africa blessed with mountainous terrain or rocky hillsides inhabited by dassies (or Hyraxes as they are better known) and you will be sure to spot […]