Brown Hyenas Fighting over a Giraffe Kill

Two Brown Hyenas Fighting over a Giraffe Kill in the Madikwe Game Reserve. This is quite a long video but is worth the watch as you can witness the intensity of two predators fighting over a kill as well as for territory.
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Male Lions Roaring

By far the best sound you can hear in the African bush, turn the volume up and press play and you will experience the raw power of a couple of male lions roaring! These are the two Lenyalo males in Madikwe Game Reserve.
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Full Moon Rising

First full moon rising of 2016
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25 DECEMBER 2015

Storm building over a dam close by the lodge on Christmas Eve 2015. It never did rain but was great being out and about in the bush to experience the sights and sounds of Madikwe Game Reserve.
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03 NOVEMBER 2015

Clouds rolling in over Tshukudu Dam.
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20 APRIL 2015

Cheetahs and Spotted Hyena feeding and sharing a Waterbuck kill in the Madikwe Game Reserve.
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16 NOVEMBER 2014

Last night sunset over Tshukudu Dam, we had a huge storm coming in from the south but just missed the dam. Was hoping to capture it but still a stunning sunset!
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30 SEPTEMBER 2014

The 4 Cheetah brothers grooming each other and later walking off in search of prey.
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12 AUGUST 2014

The much anticipated clouds have arrived back in Madikwe Game Reserve, bringing with the hope of much needed rain and warmer months to come!

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11 AUGUST 2014

Some of the local bird life around Mateya Safari Lodge, including the rarely seen Ashy Tit and a very curios Blue Waxbill inspecting the camera up close and personal.
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29 JANUARY 2014


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01 JANUARY 2014

Last sunset of 2013 - Madikwe Game Reserve


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02 DECEMBER 2013

Rain Storm Over Tshukudu Dam - Madikwe Game Reserve

The much needed rains have finally arrived in Madikwe Game Reserve, seen here breaking over Tshukudu Dam near the lodge.
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18 NOVEMBER 2013

Spotted Hyena Clan Chasing Zebra

A clan of Spotted Hyena chasing Zebra and youngsters playing with the adults while waiting for a couple of male lions to finish feeding of an elephant kill.
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28 OCTOBER 2013

Mateya Safari Lodge - End of winter

The view from the waterhole towards the lodge at the end of winter just before the rains arrived.
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20 OCTOBER 2013

Summer Sunset in Madikwe Game Reserve

Summer sunset in Madikwe Game Reserve
Slowly but surely the clouds are returning to Madikwe, building up and hopefully soon we will receive our first rains for the season!
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13 OCTOBER 2013

Game Drive with Elephants

Game Drive viewing an Elephant herd at sunset
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06 OCTOBER 2013

Lions Drinking at Night

Lions drinking at waterhole at night in Madikwe Game Reserve. Taken on safari at Mateya Safari Lodge
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01 SEPTEMBER 2013

Madikwe Game Reserve Timelapse

Time Lapse Video taken at Tshukudu Dam in Winter
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29 SEPTEMBER 2013

Pride of Lions Playing in Madikwe Game Reserve

Pride of lions playing in Madikwe Game Reserve. Taken on safari at Mateya Safari Lodge.
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22 SEPTEMBER 2013

Leopard With Impala Kill

Male leopard in tree with half finished impala kill. Taken on safari at Mateya Safari Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve.
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15 SEPTEMBER 2013

1 Hour Old Elephant Calf

1 Hour old elephant calf, still trying to find his feet and stand up straight. Taken on safari at Mateya Safari Lodge.
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08 SEPTEMBER 2013

Wild Dogs & Puppies

African wild dogs & puppies playing and feeding on a wildebeest kill. Taken on safari at Mateya Safari Lodge.
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01 AUGUST 2013

Leopard

Relaxed Female Leopard
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11 MAY 2013

Cloudy Morning In Madikwe


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16 JANUARY 2013

An Epic Sunset a Few Days Ago


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17 AUGUST 2012

Wild Dog Puppies Playing


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10 JULY 2012

Nothing says Africa like a male Lion roaring a few meters away from you


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20 JUNE 2012

Footage of the Wild Dog puppies

Footage of the Wild Dog puppies!!! — at Madikwe Game Reserve, Mateya Safari Lodge
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22 NOVEMBER 2011

One of the Naledi males vocalizing


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