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...

Penguins under the car…… Seriously?

Did you know there is a place where you can find, and many have found , penguins under the car? Damned if knew that before i showed up in Cape town. Boulder beach is on the way to the Cabo de Boa Esperanza, er Cape of Good Hope, well hey it was named by the Portuguese...

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...
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...