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Rhulani Minute Safari - Giraffe finds a spot to drink
Rhulani Minute Safari - Giraffe finds a spot to drink
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
It's not easy for the giraffe to find the right place at a watering hole to get into the right position for a drink. But after an initial analysis, this male giraffe finds the perfect place....
Life of a Ranger: A ruminating Impala
Life of a Ranger: A ruminating Impala
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
Did you know that impalas are so called “Ruminants”, which means they are able to acquire nutrients from plant-based food by fermenting it in a specialized stomach prior to digestion, principally thro...
Rhulani Minute Safari - Lilac-breasted Roller departure
Rhulani Minute Safari - Lilac-breasted Roller departure
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There sits the Lilac-breasted Roller, at the top of the tree, and we marvel at the beautiful colors, illuminated in the sunlight. Now let's take a closer look as this eye-catching bird flies away....
Rhulani Minute Safari - Impalas in the daily routine
Rhulani Minute Safari - Impalas in the daily routine
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
Today we dedicate a minute of wildlife viewing to the impalas and watch them go about their daily routine. One has the Oxpecker as a constant companion, another is grazing, and a third has its horns t...
Life of a Ranger: Baby lion suckling
Life of a Ranger: Baby lion suckling
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
Did you know that little lion cubs receive milk from their mother for about 3 to 4 months before the diet turns to meat? Rhulani's head guide Alasdair shows us the youngest lion cub in the park today ...
Rhulani Minute Safari - Banded Mongooses on the road
Rhulani Minute Safari - Banded Mongooses on the road
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The passage is currently being made a little more difficult for us because a mob of Banded Mongooses has settled here.
Rhulani Minute Safari - Two-spotted Ground Beetle
Rhulani Minute Safari - Two-spotted Ground Beetle
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
Insects are not for everyone, but take a look at this beautiful example of a Two-spotted Ground Beetle, which is found in our latitudes. These beetles are carnivores. They rely on speed and agility fo...
Rhulani Minute Safari - The little Elephant and the tree
Rhulani Minute Safari - The little Elephant and the tree
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
Elephants love the trees. They give them food and they provide shade on hot days. This little elephant here has a bit of trouble with this tree. No shade, no food. But at least he can scratch his butt...
Rhulani Minute Safari - Something about the Ostrich wings
Rhulani Minute Safari - Something about the Ostrich wings
| Rhulani Safari Lodge
The large, feathery wings of the ostrich have many functions. Here we see the male walking slowly through the savannah, often stretching his wings to the side, which provides him with good ventilation...
Rhulani Minute Safari - African Civet with a baby
Rhulani Minute Safari - African Civet with a baby
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Today we're focusing our attention on a species that looks like a cat, but isn't, and that we only rarely see: an African Civet. Here very close to the fence line we discover a mother with her baby. W...
Rhulani Minute Safari - Flap-necked Chameleon
Rhulani Minute Safari - Flap-necked Chameleon
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This small animal is hard to spot and is well camouflaged in the bushes. But because the flap-necked chameleon is a territorial animal, it can be found in the same bush every evening. And we are amaze...
Rhulani Minute Safari - Jackal Geophage
Rhulani Minute Safari - Jackal Geophage
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As is well known, there are some animal species that can be observed looking for food on the earthy ground and in doing so actually consume the earth or sand, which provides the animals with important...