Major predators

Mara River Crossing

Mara River Crossing

We departed camp early and were almost immediately greeted by a herd of more than a thousand wildebeest. Lines of more wildebeest rolled in,…

The Silverback

The Silverback

The hike began on a misty morning passing through eucalyptus stands and rich loamy fields planted with blooming pyrethrum (a chrysanthemum flower, useful as…

Dusk in Ruaha

Dusk in Ruaha

In the distance, a vulture was landing in the midst of a thicket below a rain tree. Nearby we noticed a lioness with two cubs. She seemed preoccupied and focussed, heading in the direction of the rain tree.

Wildlife weekend

Wildlife weekend

It is astonishing what you can see in the equivalent of a weekend! I was on safari for three nights – really two full…