Blog: Game Drive Videos : Rangers

Elephants mud wallowing

A video of elephants mud wallowing during a recent safari at Pondoro Game Lodge. This behavior is typically enjoyed by animals who have very little body fur. The reasons can be anyone or all of the following: to cool the body temperature down in hot weather to prevent sunburn to keep biting flies and other […]


Lion mating: Christmas come early

A video by Pondoro guides of the big Mohlabetsi male lion mating with 2 lionesses during the past week. They say that you must make hay when the sun shines and the Mohlabetsi male seem to have taken this advice to heart. It often happens that lionesses in the same pride synchronize their estrus cycles […]


Tiny elephant calf

A video taken by Pondoro guide Rul of a tiny elephant calf during a game drive with guests. Elephants can give birth at any time of the year after a gestation period of 22 months. Newborn elephant calves can weigh up to 120kg. This is a time of huge excitement and the rest of the […]