Growing Fast!

When I saw our Lion cubs last night I had a hard time to believe that they could grow that fast in only 10 days. We spotted them on a Wildebeest kill last… Continue reading


When I drove towards Thanda House this morning I saw a few yellowish spots in a tree, which we not there before. When I came closer I was surprised to see Lions lounging… Continue reading


The picture in the previous post was of two Cape Buffalo bulls fighting! Here is the complete picture.   PS: Please note the “un-disturbed” Oxpecker on the bull to the left 🙂


It is a very rainy day at Thanda and I am not driving today. So I was working in my office on pictures. I came across an interesting picture and I cut out a detail.… Continue reading

Lions and Trees

It is often said that Lions only seldom climb trees. In my experience it happens quite regular. Especially with cubs and juveniles. If one of the youngsters climbs a tree all the others… Continue reading

Foamy Nest and Many Fathers :-)

Nests of Foam-nest Tree Frogs are very important “bush signs”. These type of Frogs build bright white nests on branches above water. They mate in what is described as polyandry. The simultaneous polyandry… Continue reading

Elephant Road Block

When I left Thanda House today to drive over to Base Camp I hit a bit of traffic. But my delay was not caused by other cars but by our herd of Elephants.… Continue reading


  I was filing images today when I came across this one. I love the expression on the young Lion’s face. He had just finished eating on a Wildebeest kill. Have a good Sunday!

Bush Statistics :-)

Today I put together my Thanda sighting report. I had a total of 183 major/special game sightings since I arrived at Thanda in June. Here are the detailed numbers 🙂 42 x Lions… Continue reading

Growing Fast!

Our four small Lion subs are growing up fast. But they are still the favorites for most of the Thanda guests 🙂