Wild dogs: better than the Big Five

Wild dogs: better than the Big Five

The Big Five, historically, consists of the five most dangerous animals to hunt on foot; lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. However, these days the safari industry uses the ‘Big Five’ as an advertisement. It has become a tick list synonymous with...
A day I’ll never forget – wild dog vs impala vs hippo!

A day I’ll never forget – wild dog vs impala vs hippo!

By Cameron Inggs *CAUTION* This post may contain some upsetting or distressing content The other day, while out on drive, my guests and I came across some tracks of African Wild Dog, also known as Lycaon Pictus. We started following and soon guessed where they were...
A brush with wild dogs

A brush with wild dogs

It is almost a joke amongst my safari-going friends that I still haven’t seen wild dog, after ten years of visiting South Africa and every time being desperate to spot them. These beautiful animals are officially endangered due to decades of hunting and persecution in...