General Wildlife

Gazelle peaking out of bushes

World Wildlife Day

Today is the 3rd of March; it is also World Wildlife Day.

For those of us who call MalaMala Game Reserve home, this is a day to celebrate the ones we spend more time with than our families, those whom we thank for our livelihoods, and those who impart profound lessons simply by being themselves. We’re talking about wildlife.

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gazelles hiding from heyena

The Cliffhanger: Klipspringers vs Cape Hunting Dogs

Interactions between species make for some of the most thrilling game viewing. When prey species ingeniously evade predation, one is left marvelling at the distinctive adaptions to each animal that make survival possible. Let me share one such sighting with you – a sighting that has gone viral on almost every social media platform! View the video at the end of this blog.

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Safari leopard sighting

Anthropomorphism and the naming of animals

Anthropomorphism is a fancy word used to describe the practice of ascribing human characteristics to animal behaviour. All that being said, we do name our lions and leopards. But at MalaMala, the names are certainly not born out of anthropomorphism.

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Travelling to MalaMala