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So far Louise Pavid has created 31 blog entries.

My camp and other animals: Ribbon the rubbish robber

“I must not wake them. If they wake, I am sure to be chased… Oooh, flip-flops!” I often wonder if these are the thoughts that rush through Ribbon’s head on her nightly stalks of the Djuma Research Camp (DRC.) With the security of darkness and ingrained genetic knowledge of human sleeping habits, she is [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

The Tranquility of the Bush

So often when we ponder the lives of wild animals we do so in a way that unduly emphasizes the aspects of nature that are harsh and unyielding. And while nature can seem uncomfortably reminiscent of a ruthless amphitheater full of premature death and hardships, it is not always so: Nature can be unwittingly [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Nesting, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

The Cat Report 20 – 27 Oct

SABI SAND (The Investec Pack stands at attention, Screenshot Credit: Ashley Wall, safariLIVE, Djuma) INVESTEC PACK (5 Breakaway Dogs) 22 Oct After murmurings of wild dogs in the general vicinity, WE finally caught up with the pack on Sunday morning. It was fortuitous that WE happened upon them [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, Uncategorized, viewers|0 Comments

The Cat Report 13 – 20 Oct

Sabi Sand (Hosana carefully watching some hyenas, Screenshot Credit: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Djuma) 14 Oct Continuing the drama from the day before not one but three spotted cats were found on Chitwa Chitwa where Tingana unfortunately lost his kills to the Birmingham male lions. This time Tingana not [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

The Cat Report 6 – 13 Oct

SABI SAND (Tingana peers out over a sunset bushveld, Screenshot Credit: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Chitwa Chitwa) TINGANA   10 Oct After a storm of electrically epic proportion the Sabi Sand was left soaked through and shell shocked. None more so than the prey species, reports from all over [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

The Cat Report 29 September – 6 October

SABI SAND (Investec Pack member dozes in the shade, Screenshot Credit: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Djuma) Wild dogs: Investec Pack and Sabi Sand Breakaway Pack   29 Sept The morning began in dim confusion and chaos, as is standard practice when dealing with the wild dogs. A pack of [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment

Djuma has a few days off!

Hello to all eager African adventurers and safari fans. Over the past few months crews across both safariLIVE locations have been working extremely hard to bring you all the best African animal action. Because Djuma has been operating on a small crew a situation has resulted where there will be no presenter in the [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|safariLIVE, viewers|3 Comments

The Cat Report: Sept 23-29

SABI SAND (Shadow’s lovely face staring intently from amidst the bush. Photo Credit: Furry Booplesnoot, safariLIVE, Djuma) Shadow   Sept 24 We found Shadow at Treehouse Dam, where the elusive cat was sleeping on a termite burrow. Shadow then awoke and spotted a warthog passing by. The leopard [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments