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Life of a Ranger: Kori Bustard

  • June 28, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that Kori Bustard is Africa’s heaviest flying bird? Rhulani’s Head Ranger Sean tells us more about this special bird. Sean also shows us what it looks like when this bird takes off. Almost like an airplane!

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Life of a Ranger: Impala bachelor herd

  • June 14, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that young male impala often get together to form a so-called “Bachelor herd”? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about these elegant antelopes, which always have a shiny, clean skin.

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Rhulani Safari Lodge - Travel with Kids South Africa Safari

  • June 09, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities

See what its like to spend the day with Rhulani Safari Lodge guides finding an elusive leopard, cheetahs, lions, elephants having a mud bath, impala poop spitting contest, zebra and more in. Learn about rhinos, cheetahs, elephants and more. Go on a Virtual Safari in the TWK Series ‘That Travel Moment’ .

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Life of a Ranger: Leadwood Tree

  • May 31, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that there are many leadwood trees to be seen in Madikwe Game Reserve, which are protected in South Africa? Rhulani’s Head Ranger Sean tells us more about this slow growing tree and its importance for the ecosystem and for Rhulani.

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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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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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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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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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“We were spoilt in all aspects and I always felt as part of a great big family”

  • March 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

For our recent guests Marco Strimer and his wife Sabine from Switzerland, the stay was an unforgettable experience. In addition to the usual safari program, a “rhino notching” was organised, which is an important conservation work to protect the rhinos. We thank John Pickering and his wife Suzie for their support and for making this interview with Marco.

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Life of a Ranger: Spotted hyena den

  • March 22, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that spotted hyenas are nocturnal animals and are rarely seen during the day? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about these interesting predators that are not just the bad guys like in “Lion King”.

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