DIFFICULT START

From time to time a game drive can have a difficult start if one of Thanda’s Elephant villa decides to have a snack in the driveway to the Lodge. But our guests enjoyed observing this gentle giant for a quite a while.

๐Ÿ“ท Picture by Christian Sperka

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WINTER COLORS

Mountain Aloe flowers display the most magnificent orange color as they are flowering in the South African winter.

๐Ÿ“ท Picture by Christian Sperka

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MONDAY GREETINGS …

… from a young male Elephant using a branch broken off a tree ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Little Lions

LITTLE LIONS are one of my favorite photography subjects. These two did a synchronized walk for my photo shoot ๐Ÿ˜Š

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THICK-TAILED BUSHBABY

The THICK-TAILED BUSHBABY, also know as Brown Thick-tailed Galago, is one of six primate species in South Africa. Can you name the other five?

PS: This is the only picture I was ever able to take of this very shy creature in the wild.

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DWARF MONGOOSE …

… is Africa’s smallest carnivore species and they are very cute!

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WHAT A NOSE

An Elephant’s trunk contains over 40,000 muscles. A human body contains a mere 639 muscles!

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JUMP

During a fight this Southern African Ground Squirrel did a great jump!

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Another Bird Ringing Weekend at Thanda Safari

The last bird ringing with James Rawdon was a big success so we are repeating the exercise from 25 to 27 June.

… and I will be around to take bird and ‘guest with bird’ pictures, and help with bird photography questions.

Don’t miss this weekend and get up close and personal with our birds ๐Ÿ˜Š

For inquiries or reservations contact reservations@thanda.co.za or +27325860149

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SPIRALS

My favorite spiral-horned antelopes: Kudus!

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