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Cheetah in a tree

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 17, 2011 in Wildlife, 
They aren’t the best climbers, says Marco, but every now and again a cheetah will surprise you. This male went up into a large Camel thorn tree just as the sun was setting. The climb down was a little less graceful! Continue reading

Southern pride cubs at play

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 16, 2011 in News, Wildlife, 
Field Guide Richard records that he and his guests came across the Southern pride cubs and female and followed them down to the waterhole, when suddenly dad appeared on the scene…. Continue reading

Tswalu Kalahari introduces unique Truffle Safari

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 15, 2011 in News, 
Tswalu Kalahari is offering an exciting and innovative package for foodies and adventure lovers who would like to search for the elusive desert gold – the Kalahari Truffle (formerly Terfezia pfeilii, now known as Kalaharituber pfeilii). Called… Continue reading

Spotted genet

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 15, 2011 in Wildlife, 
The pic of the day was taken by Head Field Guide, Marco Tonoli, who says: “One of the great things about the Kalahari is the activity on night drives. Recently we came across a small spotted genet that spent about 20 minutes climbing up and down a… Continue reading

Road trip to Makutsi

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 10, 2011 in News, Wildlife, 
On March 8, Gus van Dyk, Tswalu’s Conservation Director, and Wild Life Manager Dylan Smith set off from Tswalu to Makutsi in Dullstroom to collect two cheetahs for the reserve. Here is an interesting account of their trip, recorded by Gus. Mar… Continue reading

Black rhinos in the rain

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 08, 2011 in Wildlife, 
Field Guide Richard’s pic of these three black rhino in the kalk pan area, is proof that the rhino are flourishing at Tswalu! Continue reading