Tag Archive: cheetah

No interest!

One would imagine that the appearance of carnivores like Cheetahs would lead to the flight of any herbivores, which are usually on the menu list of big cats. But the Thanda Safari guests enjoyed… Continue reading

Blaise meets Blaise!

Loving animals is one thing, spending your time and a lot of effort to actively help wild animals is another. This is the story of Blaise, a 12 year old South African boy,… Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL CHEETAH DAY 2016

Cheetahs once ranged almost across the entire African continent and into Asia. Today, they are found in only 23% of their historic African range and are extinct in Asia except for a small… Continue reading

A Cheetah Kill!

To see Cheetahs feeding on a kill is an infrequent sighting, as these large cats usually eat quickly and then leave the remains of their prey to other bush creatures. But seeing them… Continue reading

Thanda Safari – Conservation in Action

Today the Thanda Safari wildlife department recovered two six month old Cheetah cubs whose mother had been recently killed by Lions, which are one of the major threats to Cheetahs in the wild.… 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

Just beautiful

Thanda, a Cheetah and soft morning light – Just beautiful! Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Private Game Reserve Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the… Continue reading

A perfect holiday!

This family, whose member live on different continents, choose Thanda’s villa iZulu as the perfect place for a family reunion. Incredible sightings – like this encounter of Thanda’s famous Cheetah brothers – together… Continue reading

To strengthen the genetic pool…

  Thanda welcomes the arrival of a new male Cheetah, which originates from Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in the Western Cape. He is a spectacularly handsome creature and possibly the largest Cheetah we have… Continue reading

Thanda Cats

Watching Africa’s iconic large cats – Lion, Leopard and Cheetah – is always a special treat on any safari. But these three sighting were even more exciting than usual. First we saw Thanda’s… Continue reading