Posts Tagged "nature"

Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

A once in a lifetime sighting

A couple of weeks ago field guide Greg Esterhuysen had stopped to look at a herd of Kudus and give his guests some information about them. After a few seconds, something caught his eye. There was a slight movement in...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Things you may not know about Lions

There is so much to be said about these magnificent big cats. Here are just a few facts we would like to share with you. Lions are the largest cats in Africa and second largest in the world (Tigers being...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Activity around a rhino that was unfortunately poached

It is always extremely sad news when we hear that yet another Pilanesberg Rhino has been murdered at the hands of poachers. It is always a heartbreaking thing to see and for us to share but people need to know...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights for February 2019

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight. What...Read More
ame drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Did you know?

The Red-billed oxpecker may help keep animals such as giraffe clean by removing parasites, but they can cause harm too. When an animal has an open wound very often the Oxpeckers will constantly peck at the wound which can make...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights for January 2019

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  The...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Did you know?

Zebras always look fat and healthy due to the large quantities of grass that they eat. This is because they are hindgut fermenters and with all the digestion happening they are full of gas. This not only gives them their round...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

An update on the Cheetah population in Pilanesberg

Here is an Update on the current cheetah population in the Pilanesberg. There has been a lot of changes over the last few weeks with regards to the Pilanesberg cheetah population. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) keeps an eye on...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights from October 2018

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  And...Read More

Did you know?

Did you know that kudus have a very large liver in order to handle the toxins (Tannins) in the plants that they eat? Did you know that the gestation period of an elephant is 22 months? This is the longest gestation...Read More
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