We recently had some unexpected visitors to Umkhumbi Lodge: two Wild Dogs were spotted by the reserve manager in Kuleni on the 21st September. This caused some excitement! The only large carnivore at Kuleni is a couple of leopards that include the game park in their home ranges. The two wild dogs killed an impala […]
Yesterday we took a drive into Mkhuze game reserve to show the volunteers a new park. Mkhuze is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and is about 45 minutes’ drive from Umkhumbi Lodge. We entered through Ophansi gate on the eastern side, and headed down to Nsumo pan where there are great views of the […]
One thing we can never get over is how inquisitve Giraffes are in this park! It is almost as though they want to get a good look at who is inside the car.