African Wildlife Safari

African Wildlife Safari

Southern Africa is home to some of the worlds finest wildlife viewing national parks and reserves and the diversity of habitat and wildlife makes it the perfect African wildlife safari destination. Kruger National Park in South Africa is honored with the status of being the flagship park in the region. However the distinction of the … Read more

MOSI-OA-TUNYA NATIONAL PARK

MOSI-OA-TUNYA NATIONAL PARK

  Mosi-ao-Tunya National Park is divided into two sections; a game park along the riverbank and the staggering Victoria Falls, each with separate entrances. The immense and awe-inspiring Victoria Falls are known to the local people as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – Smoke Which Thunders’, and is the greatest known curtain of falling water. However … Read more

SPOTTED HYAENA – Crocuta crocuta

SPOTTED HYAENA – Crocuta crocuta

SIZE: Shoulder height 80 cm, mass (m) 60 kg, (f) 65 kg. COLOUR: Greyish yellow body. Feet and face darker brown, oval shaped dark spots are scattered over the body. POTENTIAL LONGEVITY: 25 years WALKING SPEED: 5 km/ hr RUNNING SPEED: 50 km/ hr GESTATION PERIOD: 3 months MOST LIKE: Brown Hyaena, … Read more

SERVAL – Felis serval

SERVAL – Felis serval

SIZE: Shoulder height 60 cm, mass (m) 12 kg, (f) 10 kg. COLOUR: Pale gold to tawny, with solid black spots which run in bands from back of neck to flanks. Black rings around short tail, back of ears, with two black bands separated by a white patch. MOST LIKE: The Cheetah, … Read more

SWAMPLAND

Swampland

Although swamp areas are dispersed throughout southern Africa, the most famous is without a doubt, the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The wealth of fauna here is unsurpassed elsewhere in Africa. The three habitat types – water channels and laggons; bands of large forest trees and bushy fringes along waterways; and dry woodlands – provide myriad niches … Read more