Blog: kill

Leopard catching a squirrel

A video taken by ranger Rul of a leopard catching a tree squirrel on the 25th of February 2016. It was barely a snack, but shows the wide range of prey on the menu for leopards. Their diet is diverse and include birds as well as mice, scrub hares and antelopes up to the size […]

African wild dogs – sensitive viewing

A video by ranger Rul taken on the 24th of November 2015. Nature can be very cruel when looking from a human perspective or from the prey’s perspective for that matter. We would all like to imagine a leopard or wild dog’s prey dying a quick and painless death and maybe even sacrificing themselves for […]

Lions feeding on a zebra foal at Pondoro Game Lodge in Kruger Park

Guests on Mark’s safari cruiser saw how a pride of lions stalked and killed a zebra foal right next to their safari cruiser during the evening safari on the 31st of January 2013.

Lions killing a kudu calf at Pondoro Safari Lodge in Greater Kruger Park

A video taken by Brooke Escudier, one of our guests, on the 12th of January 2013. The lions were resting next the safari vehicle when one noticed a kudu calf hiding nearby after the mother fled from some nearby bushes.They sprinted after the calf and caught with ease.

Leopard feeding on a warthog at Pondoro Safari Lodge, Kruger Park, South Africa

Rul took this video of a big male leopard, called Watsakile, feeding on a warthog carcass on the 8th of January 2013. We saw the leopard killing the warthog 2 days before during the afternoon safari. These are one of the big advantages of staying at a private safari lodge where we can follow animals […]

Lion killing giraffe – Game Lodge South Africa

Yesterday on the morning safari Shaun and his guests saw a huge pride of 19 lions feeding on a male giraffe that they killed during the night. I went down there during the afternoon safari and managed to take some photos. It really was an awesome sighting with the lions feeding and fighting at the […]