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#KaingoNews Blog


Let’s talk Bee-eaters

They are the fighter pilots of the bird world. Strong and agile. Bold and beautiful. They eat on the wing, catching flying insects with great acrobatic skill. And yes, they will occasionally eat bees.

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Camera Traps

Camera traps are remotely triggered digital photographic devices that allows us as conservationists to set up and photograph shy, elusive and nocturnal creatures. They work on a battery pack...

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One Small Step for Simba

...We first tried leaving the gates open, hoping that Mika and the females were not near. Simba however, was not going to leave a 5-star lion hotel with safe and secure fencing and a meal delivered every few days, ready for the taking.

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Reserve Management

Our reserve manager, Jacque Fourie, calls them his “big brown cows”. We like to call them buffalo. These bovids can be downright frightening at times, but just as quickly disarm you with their big brown eyes and sociable nature.

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The Art of Smell

The smell of freshly baked bread, rain on the parched plains of Africa, a hardwood fire after a long day in the bush, the cow-like smell of a herd of buffalo in thick bush. These smells evoke a certain sense of wellbeing or possible danger.

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