Waterbuck Dueling at Dusk!

While visiting the Mopani area of the Kruger National Park this past weekend, we (myself and three very good friends) came across these waterbuck bulls involved in a massive fight about a patch of the Nshawu Vlei (marsh) and the eligible cows that inhabit it. As is the case with several antelope species in the […]

via Waterbuck Duel at Dusk — de Wets Wild

A sad end to a great King…

We woke to a dark, cloudy day and rainy in the Kruger National Park. It was Day Two of five in Kruger after five days of safari in the Ingwelala Private Game Reserve in South Africa. Our agenda for the day was to locate and photograph lions, one of the Big 5 that had eluded […]

via The Death of a King — Larry Pannell Travel and photography

Easter Expedition in Africa’s wilds…

We’re fresh back from our Easter break around Skukuza and Mopani in the Kruger National Park, and of course well be sharing lots and lots more photos from this beautiful place with you soon! (as well as replying to all the comments you left us over the last few days).

via Back from our Easter Bush Breakaway — de Wets Wild

Elephant Encounter!

Jon It is very difficult to appreciate just how powerful an elephant is until you encounter one in the wild. I was overseeing a conference near the Kruger National Park this week, and thought it would be a wonderful opportunity for me to take some leave and spend some time with Nathan (my five year […]

via Close Encounters — Vapors In The Wind


This video from South Africa says about itself: 27 December 2017 Kruger National Park, South Africa This video is regarding a heartfelt moment between 2 young elephants. As the herd was crossing the road, one young elephant struggled (way at the back of the herd) to get up an embankment. His mate, who just got […]

via South African elephant’s compassion while crossing road — Dear Kitty. Some blog