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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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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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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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Martin: «The black rhino wanted our company»

  • March 09, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Watching anaimals is always something unique and special. Recently, Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Ranger Martin was surprised by a very sociable black rhino, that followed him for a while. You rarely see something like this.

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Life of a Ranger: Steenbok

  • March 08, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that the Steenbok is one of the smallest antelope species, and that they life with their partner for a lifetime? Rhulani’s Ranger Alasdair tells us more about the Steenboks and about his theory of why they always run away when you see them.

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Finding leopard Munye: Ralf’s perfect start at Rhulani

  • March 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Ralf Niezen had just started to work at Rhulani as a Field Guide and he set out to show our guests the beauties of the Madikwe reserve for the first time. The experienced and highly qualified ranger had a good sense and a bit of luck. A leopard came to meet him on the road.

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February update: A mystical idyll and a cheetah birth

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

Slowly and slowly we are approaching the end of summer time and this with fantastic pictures from Madikwe Game Reserve. The countless, unique animal observations that our guests were able enjoy were surpassed by extraordinary news: the birth of a cheetah. This is the monthly report from February.

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