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Rhulani Minute Safari – A little impala

  • April 29, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

These impressions come from the turn of the year, when there is a lot of grass for the animals to eat thanks to the rain, and so the impalas are strong enough to have babies and raise them. Enjoy these pictures in the green nature of Madikwe and a cute, little Impala staring to discover the world.

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Rolf’s Lockdown Diary: Day 0 to 30

  • April 27, 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 140 – Bird hide at Inkwe pan

  • April 26, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Not far from Rhulani Safari Lodge is a beautiful watering hole for the animals, called “Inkwe pan”. There is also a bird hide, a small wooden house to observe the animals. We go and have a look today with Sean.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Hard working dung beetles

  • April 22, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A dung beetle couple rolls a nicely shaped ball of dung across the African savannah. Not even the biggest obstacles keep the two heavy workers from reaching their goal, and certainly not the constant falling on their backs. But where should the trip go?

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Life of a Ranger: Buffalo Defense

  • April 19, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that a herd of buffaloes is standing often very close together and thus builds a real line of defense? Rhulani’s Ranger Alasdair tells us more about this special behavior of these dangerous animals and tells us how an alarm signal is immediately passed on to the herd.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Elephant family at our vehicle

  • April 15, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

An elephant family with mother, aunts and small children are passing by our vehicle. It shows how close we can sometimes get to this biggest land living mammal.

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Rhulani Insights 139 – New bathroom for our Luxury Family Suite

  • April 12, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

In our Luxury Family Suite there are two bedrooms and two separate bathrooms. In the course of our maintenance work, we decided not only to upgrade them, but also go through a complete rebuilding and extension. Let’s take a look at the work from December 2019 with Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Crowned Lapwings with a baby

  • April 08, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The Crowned Lapwings a pretty brave kind of bird, especially if they have a little baby and want to protect it. They screech loudly, run around in the grass and even attack elephants if needed. Here is a minute’s observation of this interesting bird you will frequently see in Madikwe Game Reserve.

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Life of a Ranger: Rhino geophage

  • April 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that sometimes rhinos eat earth so that they get enough minerals? Rhulani’s head ranger Sean tells us more about this interesting eating habit, and he also tells us why rhinos are related to horses and zebras.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Two Dagga Boys

  • April 01, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Sometimes the buffalo look very peaceful, like cows. But not if you meet big, old buffalo, the so-called “Dagga Boys”. You’d rather not have any problems with them, and we remember that this animal is one of the most dangerous mammals of the African bush.

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