Legawane found eating a Red Bishop

2012-07-15T21:13:02+02:00July 10th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sightings of: Moor hen chicks and their mother, as well as new nests with eggs ·15 Egyptian goslings with their parents feeding ·The goliath heron has chosen its same breeding place to nest this year. This particluar spot has been its favourite over the past 7 years, and we are waiting in anticipation to see chicks as they have just laid eggs. ·The Kingfishers are back! Usually only the Giant, Brown-hooded, and Pied are visible during winter on the River and around Addo, and now we are starting to see more of the Malachite, Pygmy, Mangrove, and Half-collared. ·Two beautiful Maccoa [...]

Spotted Genet Rescue

2012-07-16T17:47:44+02:00February 3rd, 2009|Tags: , , , , , , |

Whilst canoeing down a particular section of the river with guests, we noticed something strange on the river bank. Upon closer inspection, we saw a male spotted genet fighting for its life whilst being trapped in a jinn trap(trap for poachers). Luckily due to the fact that the poor animal was so tired from his struggle, we were able to get it free from the trap and place it in a safe container. The genet was then seen to by Darren from the Raptor and Reptile Centre in Addo, where its arm had to be amputated, but is now successfully rehabilitated [...]