The Cat Report: 10 – 16 March

There is something about the look in Hukumuri’s eyes that creates immediate goose flesh – terror, awe or perhaps disgust at his constant dribbling – I’m not sure which just yet. That said, his name which means Chicken Medicine makes him sound like a character from Monty Python rather than the antagonist in a [...]

By | 2018-03-18T08:35:05+00:00 March 17th, 2018|cat-report|0 Comments

The new and improved Cat Report

The cat characters of safariLIVE are possibly the most loved and famous wild cats in the world. That’s why we always endeavor to make sure you are able to follow their journeys as they fight for survival in the thick of the African wild. For the past several years the Cat Report has been [...]

By | 2018-03-14T13:03:05+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

safariLIVE time change 15 March 2018

The call of the woodland kingfisher no longer rings through the wilderness as an iconic sound of summer in the lowveld. The sun arrives later each morning and departs earlier each day taking the light of summer with it. This means it’s time for a change to the safariLIVE broadcast schedule. As of 15 [...]

By | 2018-03-13T15:19:47+00:00 March 13th, 2018|safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

Hosana The Quirky

Until recently humans knew very little about leopards in the wild.  They were the ghosts of the bush, reclusive and mysterious. Their solitary nature and humans’ tendency toward noise and violence made interactions, let alone relationships, unlikely. Day after day, as we follow the lives of the leopards of the Sabi Sand, all of [...]

By | 2018-03-11T15:19:26+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Get your Pondie t-shirt and help improve the cam

As a follow up to yesterday's blog we want to share with you some more details about what is needed to resolve the issues and how you can help make this happen. As per the previous update we have already applied for an increase in available bandwidth and expect this to be available in about [...]

By | 2018-03-10T20:44:44+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plans for Pete’s Pond

It's been a bittersweet week at the Pond. Happiness about the long-awaited return of one of the world's most popular waterhole cameras, mixed in with frustration that it did not match the quality that Pondies had gotten used to. Over the past couple of days we have pushed the camera to its limits and [...]

By | 2018-03-09T19:00:26+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflections on World Wildlife Day

Humankind's greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world. -Jonathon Porritt Today is World Wildlife Day. It’s a day set aside every year by the global community to celebrate the Earth’s fauna and flora. While days like these are important reminders of how vital it is that we work as a community to [...]

By | 2018-03-04T08:43:38+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

The Cat Report: February 23 – March 2

The Sabi Sand (Thamba’s serious look, Screenshot Credit: 30-Minute Fitness, safariLIVE, Djuma) THAMBA February 24 Thamba has still been gracing us with his presence this week. On Saturday we found him on the prowl- very carefully on the prowl. The young leopard was sniffing the grass and we [...]

By | 2018-03-02T12:10:44+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|cat-report|0 Comments