While this series of entertaining photos shows a playful buffalo that appears to be nuzzling the game ranger in delight, Buffalos are in fact incredibly dangerous and often aggressive creatures that are able to do a lot of damage with their extremely powerful and large horns.
Photo of the Week
Kariega guest Rowan Seagers recently sent us a great image of a jackal sighting, commenting: “My visit to Kariega was much too short! I went out on game drive with Tayla and she managed to find us 4 different white rhino, a black rhino, a herd of elephants, plenty of antelope and general game, and one of my highlights, this jackal attempting to hunt guinea fowl...
This week's photo of the week reminds us of the strange layers and intricacies of nature. While a snowflake or a spider's web may be perfectly symmetrical, there are other kinds of delicacies that are just as perfect.
Thandi has not been in a photographic mood too much of late. But here are some recent pictures taken by Jason Loest - Kariega operations manager and Thandi's keeper. She's pictured with the young calf (not so small anymore!) of her female companion. Thanks Jason for sharing with us.
Photo of the week featuring a beautiful close-up of the trunk of an African Elephant plus 5 interesting facts about their incredible trunks. Thanks to Helena Atkinson for sharing this amazing image.
The UK Daily Express newspaper recently featured our Kariega lion cubs in their paper.
One thing that you will definitely see while on safari is a lot of sunrises and sunsets! This is because the best time to view wildlife, and of course photograph them, is around dawn and dusk.
These two precious images were captured and shared by Kariega guest, Carlo Geminiani. While elephants are well known for their affectionate embraces, giraffes are not often seen touching one another. Instead, their primary form of communication is through
These amazing images were recently shared with us by Rikard Elwing, and feature a Kariega male lion named Mondorro relaxing in the grass on a windy day at the reserve. Such a majestic pose recalls a special quote from Disney's Lion King...
Being able to capture magic moments in the bush is a great privileged handed to us in the form of smart, high resolution digital cameras. We are lucky that these days, remembering the safari experience through beautiful photographs can be as easy as 'point and shoot' for amateurs and professionals alike. Having said that...