Singita private game reserve in the Sabi Sand area beside the Kruger National Park has turned to dogs to help fight the poachers who are after the region’s rhinos. K9, with its trained tracker dogs, is helping to guard these iconic members of the Big 5.
A magnificent coffee table book on the king of the beasts, <em>In Search of the African Lion</em>, is a must-buy for any wildlife enthusiast or photographer. The photographs are superb, the information knowledgeable and interesting.
There’s a special magic in spending a few hours watching a southern masked-weaver construct for a lady love. Weavers create intricate nests out of palm fronds, grass and reeds, ad-libbing where necessary.