Posts – Wildlife
The best thing, the best antidote to tiresome civilisation, is to be deep in the bush and to completely switch off; to fasten attention on the intriguing doings of a beautiful creature.
Particularly cheering are the exultant chirrups from a little group of bee-eaters as they successfully pursue passing insects – only some of which are actual bees.more
Recently we were in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, driving along the dry Nossob riverbed and scanning it for likely predators. We’d seen two lionesses on the Mata Mata road, magnificently indifferent to us. And earlier, we’d spotted a cheetah mother and her half-grown cubs, practically waddling about after gorging themselves on some unseen carcass.more