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A Dazzle of Zebras

Author: Mike Cadman It’s been an age-old debate, and argument, amongst scientists, game rangers and wildlife enthusiasts – what is the ecological purpose of a zebras’ stripes? Some have argued that that the stripes form some sort of social signaling function, others suggest it has something to do with temperature regulation and still others believe, […]

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The movement of Elephants

Author: Mike Cadman Everyone loves telling stories about the elephants they have seen while on safari and naturally enough guests returning from Chundu Island will proudly tell their friends about the beautiful elephants they saw in Zimbabwe. And this is correct – look at the maps and they will show that Chundu is indeed in […]

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Ceps Mushrooms

Author: Mike Cadman It’s not often that a mushroom scoops the “sighting of the month” at Chundu Island. Or at any lodge really. The honour usually goes to the ‘megafauna’ like elephants and lions or perhaps something unusual like the hard-to-find Pel’s Fishing owl but in December staff at Chundu were astonished when a large […]

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Going Batty

Author: Mike Cadman Recently staff at Chundu Island found a Little free-tailed bat and posted a picture of it on the Seolo company WhatsApp group which suddenly came alive with comments of appreciation and admiration. Everyone was excited about the “awesome little guy” which may seem unusual for a creature of the night that seldom […]

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