Tag Archive: black-backed jackal

Black Rhino, Leopard, Hyena and Jackal!

What a Thanda morning! After spotting a Black Rhino on the savanna we watched two Leopards feeding on an Impala kill, which was high up in a tree. And we saw a Hyena… Continue reading

Follow the call!

This little Black-backed Jackal got quite excited about something. Listen to his calls in this short video: https://youtu.be/i4mdz2IW4J0 Thanda’s head guide Pieter Pretorius interpreted these calls correctly, which resulted in a very exciting… Continue reading


This little Black-backed Jackal was extremely relaxed. He was lying in the middle of the road when we approached, then stood up for a moment, but decided at the end that we were not a… Continue reading

Little Predator

A lot of the blog messages are about Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and even Hyena. These large predators are on top of any “safari-to-see-list”. But among the many other interesting creatures are the small… Continue reading