Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hunters – Villians or good guys?

Hunters – Villains or Good Guys? A topic that comes up on almost all our trips is that of hunters, are they good guys or bad guys? To understand what (legal) hunters are we need to understand a few things. … Continue reading

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Luanda International School Silver Award

The Luanda International School from Angola spent a week with African Insight in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. They spent the first night at Emseni Camp where they did some leadership and team building exercises. This was a great way to … Continue reading

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Somkhanda Training

Somkhanda Community Game Reserve is situated in northern Zululand roughly 18km north of Mkuze Village. It is an exceptional reserve of 16 000 ha and home to black and white rhino, buffalo and leopard. The reserve belongs to the Gumbe … Continue reading

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AZUSA Imfolozi March 2013

There are some groups that are great to guide and AZUSA is definitely one of them. They are all well mannered, nice to the staff and guides and above all nice to each other – BUT they can be noisy. … Continue reading

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The world’s slowest animals

Do you have any idea which are the world’s slowest animals? Coral 0 km (Mussels & oysters could also fit in here) Garden snail 0.048 km Three-toed sloth 0.24 km Giant tortoise 0.27 km (world’s slowest reptile) Spider Tegenearia atrica … Continue reading

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MUSTH in the AFRICAN ELEPHANT Loxodonta africana

Many visitors to our reserves are very weary of elephants, and justifiably so. A bull elephant can stand 3m at the shoulder and weigh up to 6 tons with a cow standing 2,5m and weighing around 4 tons. In addition … Continue reading

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Kirklees College – 8 to 18 February 2013

12 exhausted and excited students led by two lecturers touched down at OR Tambo at 10pm on Friday night where they were met by Marc Holcroft and myself. A short trip to Sunrock Guest House followed where we spent the … Continue reading

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