Safari Blog

Seen a Fat mouse recently? No, not a rather small, rotund rodent but specifically a Fat mouse, which is the common name for Steatomys pratensis. This mouse, which occurs northern South Africa, Zimbabwe and many...

Genets are common nocturnal visitors to campsites and lodges in the African bush, moving silently through even dense vegetation as they hunt for insects, rodents, and other prey attracted by lights and food scraps....

Carmine bee-eaters are bold creatures in both temperament and colour and are not averse to perching on the backs of much larger animals like buffalo or Kori bustards, the world’s largest flying bird....

One of the most interesting aspects of the mopane tree is that they are the host of the mopane “worm” (the larvae of the Mopane emperor moth) which feed on the trees in in huge...

The dwarf mongoose, it is Africa’s smallest carnivore and weighs 350-400 grammes and reaches about 250 mm in length, is a highly social, diurnal animal which lives in packs of up to 19 animals, although...

These long, thin insects have played a significant role in human mythology and the name Mantid is derived from an ancient Greek word meaning “prophet,” most likely due their habit of holding their spikey front...