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Tracking at Tswalu

by Tswalu Kalahari on September 20, 2018 in Conservation, News, Wildlife, 
Tracking wildlife is not just an art and a science. Being able to identify and analyse the tracks of an animal in the wild is an ancient survival skill that has been passed down many generations of indigenous people in Africa. Unfortunately, with urbanisation… Continue reading

New adventures, by field guide Sarah Nurse

by Tswalu Kalahari on July 15, 2018 in Conservation, News, Wildlife, 
I’ve been at Tswalu now for almost two months and what a mind blowing experience it has been! I had heard amazing things about the Kalahari and so I left the Kruger - my home of eight years - for an exciting new adventure. And what an adventure it has… Continue reading

Meerkats and the winter season, by field guide Barry Peiser

by Tswalu Kalahari on July 09, 2018 in Meerkats, News, Wildlife, 
Winter in the Kalahari is made up typically of very cold nights and mild to hot sunny days. This winter however has been mild to date with the exception of the cold front over the last rwo days. Meerkats are extremely sensitive to the cold and tend to… Continue reading

A lioness and her cub, by field guide Kyle Ansell

by Tswalu Kalahari on July 04, 2018 in News, Wildlife, 
As a guide, we are gifted everyday by so many different things – from the plants, birds and mammals, to a deeper understanding of ourselves. Recently while on a morning drive, field guide Kosie Lategan, who was nearby, radioed in that he was with a… Continue reading

The late summer rains, by field guide Barry Peiser

by Tswalu Kalahari on May 30, 2018 in
As everyone is aware, without water we simply wouldn’t survive. And of late, the Kalahari has been even drier than usual. The end of the summer season is in sight and just when we thought the drought would not end, we were graced with a turn of events.… Continue reading

Kudu – The grey ghost, by field guide Kallie Otimile

by Tswalu Kalahari on May 27, 2018 in News, Wildlife, 
One of the most beautiful antelope in the Kalahari is the greater kudu, also referred to as the ‘grey ghost’. This animal is found in the savannah woodlands which provides it with the necessary cover it needs while still supporting its main feeding… Continue reading