Rumble between the jumbos: Bull elephants slug it out in 30-minute b.r.a.w.l during breeding season in a South African game reserve

This is the amazing footage of a pair of bull elephants rutting other on a road through a South African game reserve, blocking traffic for more than 30 minutes. The two huge elephants p.u.s.h.e.d and s.h.o.v.e.d each other across the road in the Pilanesberg National Park, north-west of Johannesburg, in South Africa. Author and spirit […]

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South African Lions Take Advantage of Lockdown and Nap Out On the Empty Road

Do you know how your local cat likes to sleep just about anywhere and everywhere? Apparently the same can be said about wild big cats, just like these lions. Sooner or later, the animals were going to notice that the humans had disappeared and in South Africa’s Kruger National Park lions have taken advantage. It […]

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Heartbreaking moment a mother giraffe accidentally k.i.l.l.s her newborn calf with a l.e.t.h.a.l k.i.c.k while trying to see off a.t.t.a.c.k by hungry lioness

A mother giraffe accidentally b.r.o.k.e her newborn calf’s neck with a f.a.t.a.l misguided k.i.c.k after attempting to f.i.g.h.t off a s.a.v.a.g.e a.t.t.a.c.k from a hungry lioness. The b.r.u.t.a.l encounter shows a frantic mother wildly k.i.c.k.i.n.g out at the d.e.a.d.l.y lion but t.r.a.g.i.c.a.l.l.y s.t.r.i.k.i.n.g her own child in the melee rather than the predator in Kenya. […]

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You’re having a giraffe! Amazing photographs capture the moment calf is born… before its proud mum gives her baby its first kiss

These are the amazing scenes as a giraffe was born in front of dozens of people at a South African game reserve. The 1.8 metre tall baby took about two hours to be born and spent approximately 15 minutes lying on the ground being cleaned by its mother before it was eventually able to stand […]

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Beautiful South African Names and What They Mean

South Africa boasts a variety of cultures, traditions, and languages, and parents often choose to name their children according to these distinctions. Here are some of the most beautiful African names and what they mean. The country’s most popular names are a result of rich history and have been influenced by everything, from the European […]

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Would you ask them to move? Three rhinos block South African road for an hour after deciding to take a nap

Traffic ground to a halt in South Africa – after three rhinos block the middle of a road for an hour. The rhinos – one adult male and two young females – casually strolled into the road, halting traffic at 8.30 am on March 25. The two youngsters then proceeded to lie down and take […]

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We’re not hungry, we’re THIRSTY! Pride of lions brave the midday heat to stroll down to the water hole for a drink during drought

A pride of thirsty lions formed an orderly queue at their local watering hole. Ignoring a herd of impala, the pride swiftly made their way to the small pool of water, which was steadily evaporating under the hot African sun. The extraordinary moment was snapped by South African and part-time photographer, Siobain Shead, at the […]

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11 Things You Only Learn When You Have South African Friends

South Africa is a country full of unique people and cultures, and there are dozens of phrases and practices you’re unlikely to encounter anywhere else in the world. Some will greet you instantly upon arrival; others you will fully understand only when you have made a few South African friends. How to cook meat over […]

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