The baboon Hilton.

While you explore Africa there is one animal that you will find at once endearing and ever-present. The ubiquitous baboon. They are gregarious creatures living in troops of up to 100 and run by a set of males who all have equal status as Dons and yet among equals...

A victory lap for mom!

The Leopard hunts in the darkness! An awesome book by Wilbur Smith and a very exciting and provocative title, slightly fearsome to some I suppose, but of all the sights of the African bush none is more awe inspiring and sought after than that of a leopard. Inkwe/ Ngwe...
The beauty and the beast.

The beauty and the beast.

We came upon an amazing sight in the Kruger one day. A large group of cars were all parked and very close to the rest camp. That usually means a leopard sighting and so naturally we went to take a look. Sure enough, a large male leopard was up a tree with an impala...
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...
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the DreadLion blog. I hope to be able to share exciting stories and information here with all our clients and friends. The safaris we are doing all over South Africa certainly give me a lot of material to work with. I hope you will enjoy the photos and...