It seems that these little primates are becoming big fans of the night vision camera! I was standing right in the window with a normal video camera for this one! They’re getting brave!
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Whilst the bushbabies love to hang out in our sandforest here in Hluhluwe, they tend to run off at the sight of humans. But now winter is coming and they have suddenly got very confident… Be prepared for regular updates from these cheeky little monkeys!!
We have been featured in the news once more! See the article on the IOL website here. Umkhumbi Lodge 13th November 2011
Good morning everyone! I hope you had a good weekend? Our motion detect, night vision cameras (supplied to us by Brickhouse Security) have unfortunately not caught the Leopard whose tracks we found last week. But what they did catch was even better! Servals are reclusive and sightings are very rare, but thanks to the cameras […]
Well, the day has finally come where we say goodbye to Gizmo. In case you missed it, Gizmo was one of the original snakes in our telemetry research project. Unfortunately Gizmo was just a little too small and did not react well to the telemetry unit after the Surgery. There was only […]
New discovery at Umkhumbi Lodge today! On our daily fence patrol today we spotted Leopard tracks in the sand leading into our bushland. This explains the mystery as to why we had multitudes of Nyala (we didn’t even realise we had that many) on the path to and around the rooms this morning. Being sensible […]
Mixed berry compote served in a sweet pastry pie casing topped with ice cream and mint
Chicken schnitzel and roasted sweet potato served with pan-fried carrots and a mustard sauce.
Hey there, Umkhumbi Lodge Hluhluwe now has a short promotional video. Enjoy! Umkhumbi Lodge
Nyala is a Swahili name, from the Zulu ‘Inyala’. Like most antelope Nyala are shy creatures and aren’t very comfortable in open-spaces. They tend to only venture into the public eye as they drink at waterholes. Usually exclusively browsers, the Nyala feed mostly on fruits, pods, twigs and leaves. Like a growing number of people, Nyala […]