Autumn is Upon Us

  The reserve is rapidly beginning to run low on water supplies and the open plains are slowly transforming the atmosphere into dust clouds, both clear signs that winter is approaching Mashatu. As dramatic as winter may sound, the changes the bush takes on from summer to winter are exciting ones for our safari lovers. […]

Cheetah Mom and 4

    After being off the reserve for a month it was such a pleasant surprise to be graced with the presence of this incredibly strong cheetah family. This cheetah mother and her 4 cubs now about 10 months old are an unbelievably strong force, credit to the mother. The cubs have been spotted hunting […]

C4 Valley Hide – Mashatu Game Reserve

It’s been an impressive start to the establishment of C4’s newest hide edition on Mashatu Game Reserve, The Valley Hide.  The hide has been created using the same design principles as the existing Matabole Hide, which has served many photographers in capturing the renowned low angle intimate shots the hide is known for. The Valley […]

Mashatu’s New Arrivals

And the proof is in the pictures, the newest arrivals to the Mashatu Family are here in the form of four, 5 weeks old lion cubs. The cubs are the offspring the lioness who make up the pride of two sisters (adult lionesses) and three, 6 month old cubs. The once littlies of the lion […]

Top 20 – September 2014

Yet another splendid month in the bush gone by, and once again the photographs live to tell the tail – and how we hope they do. The summer sun is ablaze and water resources on the reserve are dismal, making for congregations of animals of all species towards the dense shade of our ancient and mystical Mashatu Trees. Not […]

Month of the Mud Bath

To the wildlife of Mashatu yesterday was just another day in their lives. To me, it was the best day spent in the underground hide I have experienced thus far. As temperatures have begun soaring into the 30’s, the wildlife on the reserve have had to adapt and make some changes to their everyday routines. […]

Mom and 5

I was lucky enough to recently spend a whole afternoon with a female cheetah and her 5 cubs. After taking a mere 300 images of the little beauties I thought it would only be fare to share a handful of those photo’s with you as well as a short rundown of the afternoon.   After […]

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