Ruffled copyright Ross Couper | Singita Kruger National Park
Wildlife | November 2013

Field Guide Favourites: Ruffled

Ross Couper is a Field Guide at Singita Kruger National Park and a keen wildlife photographer. As part of our series of favourite photos from our game rangers in the…
General | April 2013

A Lone Leopard at Singita Grumeti

I was fortunate enough to have a number of different leopard sightings during my stay at Singita Grumeti. Most of these encounters were brief and had taken place in the…
General | March 2013

An Elephant’s Toothy Tool

It is always awe-inspiring being in the presence of elephants. As the world’s largest mammal, they’re not only physically intimidating but also known to be highly intelligent, functioning in a…
Wildlife | February 2013

A Wonderful Wild Dog Sighting

Zimbabwe boasts one of the largest African wild dog populations; over several hundred dogs can be found in the country’s national parks. Although once considered a pest, the “painted dog”…
Wildlife | February 2013

A Bit About the Buffalo

It’s not an uncommon sight to see massive herds of African buffalo in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve surrounding Singita Pamushana Lodge, often exceeding four hundred in a single group. These…
Wildlife | January 2013

The Tree of Life

The majestic baobab tree is a common landmark found within the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in which Singita Pamushana Lodge is nestled. It is known as the “tree of life” as…
Wildlife | January 2013

Black Rhino Encounter

Tracking the temperamental black rhino has to be one of the most exciting and challenging activities for a field guide. Black rhino are notoriously aggressive, and will not hesitate to…
Wildlife | December 2012

The Hyena Clans of the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

One of the most interesting observations I made while visiting Singita Pamushana Lodge was the incredibly high population of hyena that inhabit the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. We spotted these unusual-looking…
Wildlife | December 2012

Sibling Rivalry: A Tense Moment

Early one morning we set out to locate a female cheetah and her young cubs, who had been spotted hunting the previous afternoon. Cheetah territories are often located in areas…