Mashatu Photo Vehicle Experience

During the past week at Mashatu Game Reserve, I had the privilege of taking out yet another group of wildlife photographic enthusiast on the Mashatu Photo Vehicle. Included in the photo vehicle experience where a few mornings at the underground hides, which added a unique flare to the entire photo experience. After viewing most species […]

The Season Start

The hide season has slowly but surly started to gain momentum once again. Our beautiful summer migrants have now fled to warmer regions as the morning and evening temperatures in the bush have taken a dive. The pools of rain water around the reserve are slowly drying up, which has brought back our winter regulars […]

Mashatu, A Birding Haven

    When one thinks of Mashatu, they think leopards, lion, elephant and cheetah! Its time to officially add birds to your list of highlights at Mashatu. Not only are the birds here so diverse they are extremely photogenic. Perched on almost every dead Mopane stump you are bound to find a rainbow coloured Lilac-breasted […]

Counting Cubs

On the weekend, we decided to take a drive out far west on the reserve, as we had been informed that there was an elephant carcass in the area. On arriving to the carcass, it was clear to see that the elephant had died of natural causes, perhaps a foot injury. What was most surprising […]

The Force of a Family

A visual account of the lives, of this indestructible force of cheetah. After two years of nursing, feeding, teaching and protecting the incredible mother to these four, now sub-adult, cheetah is finally ready to leave her brood. The sub-adults which include, 3 males and one female, have developed into successful hunters and are now ready […]

Updates From The Bush

Bounding about the bush during the past few weeks, you realise how desperate the veld is looking for the first rains to arrive, as for the wildlife life goes on as per usual… The Impala females are looking nice and plump, ready to drop their young within the next month or so. The Cheetah have […]

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