Bush News – 1 April 2013

These are a selection of items that I’ve found particularly interesting and would like to share. I hope to add every day so come back and have a look when you get the chance. Happy bush reading! 🙂

Monday 1 April 2013

VideosPhotographsBlogsTipsSpecialsTours

Videos:

The famous tree-climbing Vurhami pride. This video was taken in November 2012. I’m so keen to see this pride in the trees! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJcWOt6buOU

Angry Giraffe Charging Guests! These tourists visiting a game reserve in the Eastern Cape, South Africa were charged by an angry bull giraffe. Not every day that you see something like this! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/9948769/Hes-got-some-neck-Angry-giraffe-attacks-safari-tourists-in-South-Africa.html

 

Photographs:

The Wildlife Photographic College of South Africa

I think owls are gorgeous and photographs of them always capture my attention. I love the different angle in this particular picture – a truly remarkable capture. You can see more images from the Wildlife Photographic College on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/wildlifephotographiccollegesa) or on their website www.wpcsa.co.za.

Spotted Eagle Owl - Wildlife Photographic College

 

Fred von Winckelmann Wildlife Photography

I think most people find leopards intriguing and they’re probably one of the most sought after animals in the wild. I really like the composition of this image. To see more of Fred’s images make sure you like his page on Facebook –  http://www.facebook.com/fredvonwinckelmannwildlifephotography?ref=ts&fref=ts and have a look at his website – http://www.fredvonwinckelmannphotos.com

Fred von Winckelmann - Leopard

 

Blogs:

I thoroughly enjoyed reading about the history of Kruger through the eyes of Rachel Lang’s grandfather. The article has some great old pics and anecdotes – http://blog.africageographic.com/safari-blog/bush/when-my-grandad-was-a-kid-in-the-kruger-national-park/

Africa’s Mysterious “Fairy Circles” Explained – http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/03/28/africas-mysterious-fairy-circles-explained/

 

Tips:

Photo Tip of the Week: How To Tell a Story With Your Camera – http://www.australianphotography.com/news/photo-tip-of-the-week-how-to-tell-a-story-with-your-camera

 

Specials:

Last minute specials at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge:

Leopard Mountain Specials April 2013

 

Tours/Safaris:

This night drive package from Heritage Tours & Safaris into Isimangaliso Wetland Park looks like a great deal – http://www.stluciasouthafrica.com/night-drive-safari-isimangaliso/ Have a look at their website for other great packages.

 

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