Today I came across this picture I took at one of the local schools when I visited there with Thanda Safari guests.
These youngsters, as most Zulu children and also most adults, love to pose for a camera!
I am working on a series of blogs about the Zulu community, Zulu culture and Zulu people. Stay tuned …
Enjoy your week!
As in Romeo and Juliet this Lioness has no way to get united with her Romeo. As one can see in the video the young female is in esterous and is keen to mate, but the fences between two game reserve prevent the males from getting to here (the roars in the background are from the males on the neighboring reserve).
The lady is obviously not interested in the perfectly good dominant male on her side of the reserve. The grass seems always greener on the other side of the fence.
Enjoy the video and your week!
Video by Christian Sperka, Resident Wildlife Photographer Thanda Safari
Posted today on Thanda Safari’s blog …
Bheki Ngubane, one of Thanda Safari’s experienced trackers, often shows our guests a scorpion during the morning drink stop. As everyone enjoy their coffee, tea or hot chocolate Bheki has a look around the area for a scorpion resting under a stone. He will pick it up – carefully – by the tail and bring it over for everyone to have look. Bheki and I often let these small predators sit and walk on our hands. When the ‘show and tell’ is finished Bheki replaces the eight-legged creature back in its home, under the stone!
PS: Please do not try this at home! Some scorpions are very venomous and one needs to know with which ones one can perform this show safely 🙂
Text and Pictures by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Safari
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Fun to watch, no fun to have around the house: Chacma Baboons!
I just uploaded 45 of my Chacma Baboon images – taken between 2005 and 2017 – to www.sperka.biz/sg19.
More species gallery available online at http://www.sperka.biz/sg.