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Life of a Ranger: Banded Mongoose

  • January 24, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that at Rhulani there is a large family of banded mongooses that have found their home in the area of our new hide? Rhulani’s manager Riaan tells us more about these lively animals, and mentions the types of mongooses that are found in Madikwe Game Reserve.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Three Lion Brothers

  • January 20, 2021 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The lion mummy left her three cubs alone for a moment. Rather uncommon for lions all of them are male cubs. They are not babies any more but still quite small. The little ones are waiting under the protection of grass and bushes. When does mummy come back?

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Rhulani Insights 156 – Giraffe: Alasdair’s favorite animal

  • January 17, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Did you know that our “Captain Redbeard” Alasdair’s favorite animal is the giraffe? On our safari today, Alasdair has the opportunity to introduce us to this wonderful animal and to tell us why he loves it so much.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Fluffy Zebra

  • January 13, 2021 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Summer time is also baby time in Madikwe. The young, vulnerable young animals have juicy, green grass to eat. And the little zebras have - as we found out on the vehicle - a fluffy skin, which they will lose over time. So here is our “Fluffy Zebra”!

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Life of a Ranger: Rhino Scent Marking

  • January 10, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that because of their poor eyesight, rhinos primarily communicate through scenting and hearing. Rhulani’s Ranger Ralf tells us more about male rhinos, which look like a large tank and weigh up to 3,500 kilos.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - The punky Warthog

  • January 06, 2021 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

This male Warthog looks over at us excited and curious, and he shows us his funny punk hairstyle.

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Rhulani Insights 155 – The Dung Beetle Hijacker

  • January 03, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Today we see Rhulani’s ranger Ralf for the first time on a “Rhulani Insights” blog, and he gets his hands dirty with a wet Dung Beetle Ball.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - An elephant youngster

  • December 30, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A very small elephant thinks it’s funny that our vehicle is so close to him. The little one discovers his world and shows first threatening gestures. Nevertheless, of course, he always remains under the protection of his mommy.

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Life of a Ranger: Male Giraffe

  • December 27, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that every giraffe (similar to zebras) has a unique, distinctive pattern on the skin? Rhulani’s Ranger Alasdair presents his favorite animal to us today, and in particular describes the male giraffe, which, unlike the females, has no hair on its horns.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Cheetah brothers on the Termite Mound

  • December 23, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The two cheetah brothers (we call them the “Phinda Males”) make short stops on a termite mound on their walk through the savannah on which they mark their territory, and from where they have a perfect view.

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