Field Guide Blog

Around the Campfire – Searching for Buffalo

Madikwe conduct has adapted a culture of calling wild animals in a language that is more common in the area, which is Setswana. Taka boys (mud boys), it is a [...]

April 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Around the Campfire – A morning with Wild Dogs

Despite the odds, being the only 14 African wild dogs in a 75 000 hectares game reserve, perhaps this majestic diminishing species are a blessing in disguise, this hunting pack is [...]

Around the campfire – Waiting for action

With a day being separated into two halves, a sunrise and a sunset game drive, the light always matters. While we were out on afternoon game drive aiming to track [...]

Around the Campfire – Monye

In the wild safari if you don’t stay calm or wait for the light to brighten up, you will be eaten, bravo 9 beautifully located just 7 kilometers away from [...]

February 4th, 2017|Around the Campfire|

Around the Campfire – Big Birding Day

Images & Text by Trevor Hardaker I recently had the pleasure of spending a few days at Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve as an initial attempt at a 24 [...]

January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Around the Campfire: Scarfoot Extension

During a game drive on a Tuesday morning with young Rebecca, her parents and two other Jaci’s safari lodge guests, driving through airstrip road heading east following wild dogs’ tracks [...]

January 20th, 2017|Around the Campfire|