Tag Archive: wildlife

Rhino Communication Center

If you think that this White Rhino bull is just scraping his dung around you are mistaken. He is actually adding important information to this Rhino Communication Center, called a Midden. The same location is… Continue reading

I am a big Lion now!

“Well, you probably have seen many pictures of me since last year. Since this funny German photographer arrived here at Thanda we have had to pose constantly for pictures. But this way all… Continue reading

Smart Birds!

At a sighting with six White Rhino I took this image of a Fork-tailed Drongo. These small birds are known for their ability to imitate the sound of other animals and for their… Continue reading

Near miss!

Today the Thanda north pride of Lions only missed some Zebras by a few meters. They demonstrated perfect Lion hunting tactics to the Thanda guests when two adult females all the sudden disappeared… Continue reading

Close up and personal!

One of the many advantages of a stay at a Private Game Reserve is that the guides know their environment very well. When viewing Elephants the knowledge of an individual bull enables great… Continue reading

Special Activities

At Thanda Private Game Reserve many special activities are available for guests. Today I took my guests to a “Hippo and Croc Cruise” on Lake St.Lucia. Great sightings of Hippos, Crocs and many… Continue reading

A New Male Lion for Thanda!

A new male Lion has arrived at Thanda. Today this magnificent animal was released into a large enclosure (called “boma”) where he will spend some time until he will “take over” a new… Continue reading

Morning Sun!

This images shows the Thanda’s dominant male Lion enjoying the morning sunlight as the Thanda guest enjoyed watching him! What a start for a great day!

Winter Rain!

This afternoon we had some winter rain. Despite the unusual wet weather for this season the Thanda guests enjoyed great game drives with Elephant bulls, a herd of Buffalo and this young Giraffe… Continue reading

Center Focus!

We were the center of focus for this young male Lion when we watched him and his family feeding on a Wildebeest kill. The Thanda guests on my vehicle enjoyed the attention!