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.

πŸ“· 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.

πŸ“· Picture by Christian Sperka

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MONDAY GREETINGS …

… from a young male Elephant using a branch broken off a tree 😊

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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 😊

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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 😊

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

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