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Rhulani Minute Safari – Lion licking his … tail

  • May 27, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

There he is in the grass, this beautiful lion He is resting and, formulated in somewhat nicer words, he is licking his tail. A nice close-up of the king of the bush.

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Day 61: A window into the future

  • May 26, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland. Today: A window into the future

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Rolf’s Lockdown Diary: Day 31 to 60

  • May 25, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland.

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Rhulani Insights 142 – Talking about Dung Beetles

  • May 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

In today’s blog, we meet funny residents of the Madikwe Game Reserve: a dung beetle couple busily rolls a ball across the savannah. Why are they doing this?

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Male Kudu

  • May 20, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Let us have a closer look at one of the largest antelope species: the Kudu. They are very common in Madikwe. The male has beautiful long and twisted horns, big ears, and a beautiful skin with thin stripes. And look how elegant they walk.

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Life of a Ranger: Dung beetle

  • May 17, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that in Madikwe Game Reserve you will be amazed about the funny dung beetles that are eagerly rolling a round dung ball through the savannah? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about these special insects and their “honeymoon through the bush”.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – A Kori Bustard and the Zebras

  • May 13, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The heaviest flying bird in Africa, the Kori Bustard, struts proudly through the grasslands in Madikwe and is observed by a large audience of zebras. And of course also by us.

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Rhulani Insights 141 – Clearing the airstrip

  • May 10, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Maybe you will arrive at Rhulani Safari Lodge by taking the Fedair flight from the international airport in Johannesburg. Then we will pick you up at our Western Airstrip. One of the preparatory work for landing is to chase the animals off the airstrip.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Three rhinos rolling in the mud

  • May 06, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

On a damp bank of the water dam we observe three white rhinos. It is father, mother and their calf. They are having a good time together, are enjoying the mud and are playing and rolling around.

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Life of a Ranger: Southern-masked Weaver

  • May 03, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that you often encounter the Southern-masked Weavers in our lodge? Rhulani’s Head Ranger sean introduces us to these coloured birds and tells us how the males build beautiful nests with their beaks.

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