So much attention is given to the predators in the Masai Mara, but there is so much more to see and experience. Often the more we see the less we notice. This seems to be true of the herbivores which wander the grass plains of the Mara. Yes the migration is one of the natural wonders […]

via Hooves on Mara North — Howie’s Wildlife Images


Kruger National Park ………… just writing those words brings an immediate sense of anticipation …… especially when you have made as many visits as we have and enjoyed such a diversity of wonderful bush experiences. It was in April this year, while spending a week at Pine lake Resort near White River, that we decided to visit […]

via Kruger for a day – Painted wolves and a weary Lion — Mostly Birding …. and All Things Natural

Equus zebra hartmannae With stallions weighing around 300kg and standing 1.5m high at the shoulder, the Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra is slightly larger than its close relative, the Cape Mountain Zebra. They share a similar liking for arid, broken terrain, though Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra will also exploit sandy plains adjacent to their preferred rocky, hilly abodes. […]

via Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra — de Wets Wild