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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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Rhino Walking Safaris Wins SANParks KUDU Award

Author: Mike Cadman Seolo Africa is extremely proud to announce that South African National Parks (SANParks) has awarded our very own Rhino Walking Safaris (RWS) the prestigious 2018 Business Partner Kudu Award. The award recognises a combination of the best year-on-year business growth of all public and private partners (PPP) and their relative financial contribution […]

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The Schalow’s Turaco

Author: Mike Cadman Those fortunate enough to have visited Chundu Island would most likely have seen the spectacular Schalow’s Turaco. Perched up in the tree canopy it shows off a mix of a green upperparts, a dark blue/purple tail, and  bright patch of red skin fringed with white around the eyes, all complemented by a […]

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Seolo Africa Wildlife: Giraffes

Author: Mike Cadman Everyone recognizes giraffes. They are plentiful in many southern African protected areas and impossible to misidentify and, as a result, many people treat them with a casual familiarity. “Oh, a giraffe” is a common response when they are spotted on a game drive. “Lovely eyelashes.” And there the conversation often ends. But […]

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Who is Seolo Africa?

There’s a buzz afoot about Seolo Africa, a new name to the Southern African tourism scene, and the soon to open Victoria Falls island property. Everybody wants to know, who are they? …and from where did they suddenly appear? Do they have any kind of a track record and even more importantly, what are their environmental ethics? […]

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