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Springboks

Seolo Africa proudly operates in South Africa and Zimbabwe so in the afterglow of the Springbok Rugby World Cup win it seems appropriate to showcase the mammal that our rugby team takes their name from – the Springbok. The rugby win drew massive global attention, and it’s interesting to note that the South African rugby team is made up of born […]

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Kingfishers

A common sight near the shoreline of healthy water bodies in southern Africa is that of a black and white kingfisher energetically hovering about five metres above the surface before plunging head-first into the water and emerging with a fish in its bill. The bird, a Pied kingfisher in this case, then heads for a […]

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Pangolins

Shout “pangolin” (relatively quietly) to the guide driving a game-viewing vehicle in Southern Africa and he or she will stop faster than if you had you said “pink elephant”.  Pangolins, sometimes known as Scaly anteaters, are considered, even by those with years of bush experience, such unusual sightings that their presence always generates excitement and […]

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Leopards and their prey

In August Seolo Africa regional manager Gerrit Meyer filmed a fascinating interaction between a leopard and a porcupine on a road close to our Rhino Post Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park (KNP). The young leopard was trying to figure out how to eat the equally juvenile porcupine which, in turn, was just as […]

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The Lions’ Roar

By Mike Cadman A male lions’ deep far-carrying roar is one of the best known sounds of the bush.  Some have heard the real thing often when visiting wild places but many of us have to be content with listening the imperious and awe inspiring call in movies, wildlife documentaries or on WhatsApp postings from friends. […]

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