You snooze you lose.

You snooze you lose.

Cheetahs are the fastest land animal and they depend entirely on their speed to hunt. The cheetah kill is one of the most spectacular sights on the plains. As spectacular as it is, it attracts a lot of attention. Every scavenger and free-loader and even predator in...
The King of the Aoub.

The King of the Aoub.

It was early morning in the deep winter and the sun was late rising. We had just entered the Kgalagadi and were heading out on a Game drive with the sun rising to our right, heading north on the Nossob road. The mornings are simply awesome in the Kgalagadi and we were...
Split-second survival.

Split-second survival.

The Kgalagadi, surprisingly enough actually hosts a fair number of animals. Its neighbor the Namib even has elephants, but here its springbok and Gemsbok or Oryx as they are known with a smattering of eland, wildebeest, and steenbok. The latter being a small number,...
The swart manhaar of the Kgalagadi

The swart manhaar of the Kgalagadi

I left Nossob camp a little late cuz we were moving camp and I was a little put off about missing the ‘early’ morning, it was already about 730am and I had lost an hour. But when the Kgalagadi delivers, it happens in spades. So we are driving along and suddenly I hear...
Muddy little fella

Muddy little fella

Rhinos are huge. You look at them and really wonder at them cuz they look like they are from a different time. Almost dinosaur in size and shape and the black rhinos have a mean disposition. Those have been hunted to near extinction all for the horn. These two, white...