Tag Archive: wildlife

A ‘Wild’ Selfie!

What a selfie opportunity! A group of Thanda guests joined the Thanda Wildlife Team for a Lion capture operation. The two young male Lions were to be re-located to another game reserve in… Continue reading

The Kids’ Favorites

Most of Thanda’s guests favor the Big Five and enjoy sightings of these dangerous creatures. But our youngest guests will – more often than not – name one of these two as their… 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




Yesterday’s Lion sighting on the way back to the Thanda Tented Camp – Lions resting on the road under a cloudy evening sky – Magic! Picture by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide… Continue reading

Village Weaver Meeting

At this time of the year the Village Weaver males are very busy building their nests. Once the females of the species have inspected and approved of the sturdy constructions they will lay… Continue reading

Thanda Wildlife Reports – Predator Research

A couple of days ago a Wildebeest female was found dead near one of the staff camps on Thanda; she had been seen the day before in the process of giving birth but… Continue reading

What a thrill …

… to meet Thanda’s dominant male Lion close up and personal; just as the sun rises. Even the Thanda guests who find the morning game drives a bit early are wide awake as… Continue reading


It is that time of the year. The rains have started. The days are hot and humid. Females of many different herbivore species have started giving birth. This collages shows a picture of… Continue reading

Friendly Rhino?

Black Rhinos often seem to have a ‘friendly’ expression on their face when one catches them eating leaves and branches. But one should not be deceived. These amazing creatures react to unknown sounds… Continue reading