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hereTracker dogs stand firm against rhino poachers

Filed in Conservation, News, Wildlife & Safari by on November 20, 2012
Tracker dogs stand firm against rhino poachers

It’s pretty rough being a rhino now days… especially when you’re sporting a pretty nifty adornment up front. What was once something to be proud of is now an open invitation it seems, as rhino in all parts of South Africa are being hunted mercilessly for their horn. These huge lumbering animals are being threatened […]

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herePhinda … a hand-up, not a hand-out

Phinda … a hand-up, not a hand-out

At first glance this could be any other private game reserve in Africa, with its incredible wildlife experiences, sumptuous cuisine and wonderfully luxurious suites, but pause a moment and you will discover an authentic African experience that has more than just your pleasure at heart. Taking the &Beyond philosophy of ‘care for the land; care […]

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herePilansberg revisited…

Pilansberg revisited…

The sound of breaking branches intruded into the still night followed by the sounds of a tussle, and then silence… we stood peering into the night, willing our eyes to see through the darkness, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the kill, the scene dripping with anticipation… It seemed an appropriate welcome to the wilds […]

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hereTiny Turtle Tracks in the Sand

Tiny Turtle Tracks in the Sand

The remote chance of seeing a hatchling Dermochelys coriacae, or Leatherback sea turtle, as they are commonly known, was our primary reason for visiting this pristine beach camp in the northern reaches of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly known as the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park).  We were to discover that Rocktail Beach Camp had […]

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hereMotswari – at the Heart of a Safari

Motswari – at the Heart of a Safari

Our encounter was brief, way too brief in fact, but a few short hours was all we needed to catch the heart of what the family-owned Motswari Private Game Lodge is all about.  The core values that are summed up in the phrase ‘Arrive a visitor and leave as a friend’ are evident wherever you […]

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