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Battle: Rain Spider vs Spider Wasp

How often do you think of your own mortality? Fortunately for us it is very seldom, however for animals and insects it is a daily fight for survival! I was reminded of this recently when […]

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Predator Watch – Lion

Just returned home from an amazing safari in Pilanesberg National Park and would like to share a lion encounter with you. Why are Lions called King of the Jungle ? As you sit reading this you might forget […]

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Predator Watch – Verreaux’s (Black) Eagle

Favourite Eagle ? I have always thought the African Fish Eagle was my favourite, this changed thanks to an unforgettable experience. My wife and I got to spend time with 3 Verreaux’s (Black) Eagles out in […]

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Predator Watch – Brown Hyena

Trip Information Just back from an amazing trip to the malaria free Pilanesberg National Park in North West Province of South Africa. As usual, the main subject was Leopard but boy were we treated to some other amazing […]

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2019 Calendar – Waterfalls & Streams of Western Cape

I decided to step out of my comfort zone and create a 2019 calendar showcasing 12 of my recent photos taken of waterfalls and streams around the mountains of Western Cape. Never thought I would […]

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Searching for Apex (Bird) Predators

Which bird would be your favourite Apex Predator if you had to choose ? There is no doubt that it would be difficult for me to choose just one, but any type of Eagle I guess would […]

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Chasing Waterfalls – Harold Porter National Garden

In dealing with the stress of #DayZero in Cape Town we all can breathe slightly easier now that the rain has returned to the parched land of the Western Cape and to celebrate this I decided to make […]

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Quiver Tree Forest – Nieuwoudtville

The town of Nieuwoudtville, with it’s reputation of being the bulb capital of the world, was established in 1897 and lies on the Bokkeveld Escarpment in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa – prior […]

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Intaka Island

Right in the middle of urban suburbia is the last place one would expect to find a beautiful wetland that plays host to over 120 bird species and 177 species of indigenous fynbos plants – […]

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Pilanesberg National Park – Feb’18

Just back from another amazing trip to Sun City and Pilanesberg National Park – this trip included our best ever leopard encounter to-date so please read on! As an avid birder I really look forward […]

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