Blog: Game Drive Videos : Rangers

Mongoose killing snake

On Saturday the 18th I saw one of  the most amazing things that I have ever experienced during my years in the bush. A huge 2 meter snouted cobra came sailing past Ntombi, our tame banded mongoose and her babies. Without hesitation she and another wild male attacked the snake and managed to kill it […]


2 Week old lion cubs

The morning drive of the 19th of February proved to be fantastic as we had our 1st sighting of the lion cubs of Noengu Mafazi. This is her 1st litter and she was incredibly relaxed with the presence of our vehicle. They were only 2 weeks old and if you look carefully one can see […]


Elephants resting

On the 19th of February guests saw this rare footage of elephants lying down and resting in the shade.


Elephants swimming

This 4 elephant bulls were seen swimming in Boetebessie dam during the afternoon game drive on the 13th of February.


Lions feeding on wildebeest

On the 6th of February Shaun took this video footage of Kokwana, the mother lion and 3 young males feeding on a wildebeest that they have killed the night before.


Lions killing buffalo calf

On the 7th of January guests saw what most tourists can only dream of and that is to actually witness lions making a kill. That evening Shaun and his guests were driving around trying to find the lions after seeing some fresh tracks earlier on. They came upon a group of about 40 buffalo and […]


Lions hunting zebra

On the 9th of January guests saw lions chasing a herd of zebra at Mountain View while on safari with Shaun. Their hunting success rate is actually quite small and this time proved no different as the zebra managed to escape.


Elephants playing and mudbathing in the water

Guests saw a herd of elephants at Dead End Dam mudbathing on the 10th of January. Most of the dams in the area now have water after being empty for about a year. To see elephants swimming like this is always a highlight. You can actually see that they are enjoying themselves.


Buffalo mudbathing

On the 25th of December Shaun took this video of a buffalo rolling in the mud at Nyari Dam. This buffalo was part of a group of nine bulls.


Game drive videos – rangers

Guides at Pondoro will upload their best video clips of the month and hopefully this will give potential guests an idea of what can be seen at the Lodge.