Category Archive: Sightings

Tidy drinking!

Researchers analyzed the way cats lap and found that felines of all sizes take advantage of a perfect balance between two physical forces (gravity and inertia). This Lioness gave a perfect demonstration of this… Continue reading

On the move!

Elephants hate cats! Whenever they encounter any large predator they get very agitated. It is a great spectacle for Thanda Safari guests to hear the trumpeting and observe the wild chases after such… Continue reading

Cuteness pure!

Cuteness pure! Cheetah cubs on Thanda Safari – more soon … Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Safari Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the Thanda… Continue reading

The Ultimate Interaction

It is always very exciting to see animals interact – between different species or between specimen of the same species. It is a very rare occasion to see large mammals – like White… Continue reading

Let’s get into the car!

A stop for drinks as the sun sets is one of the most memorable safari experiences. But it can be further improved if one of the big five decides to join the party… Continue reading

The rare ones!

Game drives in the mornings and evenings are a great way to experience the South African fauna and flora. Guests come from all over the world to see the Big Five, Giraffes, Zebras,… Continue reading

Drinks at the Lodge!

What a beautiful morning at the Thanda Safari Lodge! Due to the dry conditions a lot of animals, like these Cape Buffalo, visit the lodge daily to quench their thirst at the waterhole… Continue reading

Below the Lodge

The Thanda Safari Lodge is located at a beautiful spot on the side of a hill, overlooking a waterhole in the valley. Many animals can be spotted either passing the waterhole on a nearby road… Continue reading

Over 800 new arrivals!

Over the last few weeks the Wildlife Team at Thanda Safari has been busy bringing in fresh general game genetics to the reserve. Over 800 animals (Wildebeest, Zebra, Impala and Kudu) have joined… Continue reading

Habituation

For many decades Leopards in KwaZulu Natal have been hunted and killed by humans. When Thanda Safari – Private Game Reserve was established – 11 years ago – a safe haven for these magnificent… Continue reading