Search Results for: hippo

| May 2016

Hippo surprise

The hippo population at Sasakwa Dam has experienced a rather slow growth rate since the Singita Grumeti concession was acquired and conservation work began in 2002. A big bull hippo…
Wildlife | November 2012

A Haven for Hippo

The place to be in winter when looking for game in the bush is along a watercourse, as these areas are always teeming with a variety of wildlife who visit…
Submerged copyright Ross Couper | Singita Kruger National Park
Wildlife | September 2013

Field Guide Favourites: Submerged

Ross Couper is a field guide at Singita Kruger National Park, whose love for animals and the African bush makes him a keen wildlife photographer. Here he shares a stunning…
Wildlife | July 2011

Teeming with Grey Giants

Written by Marlon du Toit, Singita Guide, Singita Kruger National Park Elephant, Cape buffalo, White Rhino and Hippo are plentiful on the concession. There are two prominent water sources within…
| July 2016

Other interesting sightings

One morning we were out on drive when we heard that the other guides had found two sub-adult male lions feeding on a hippo in the water at Dumbana Pools.…
| January 2016

Kim T

We spent only 2 nights at Singita Sweni Lodge and wished we could have stayed longer. All the stunning suites have amazing views of the Sweni River and you can…
| August 2014

Singita Sabi Sand

Lion versus hippo Article by Andy Gabor Interaction between two different species is always interesting to watch. Sometimes it can be playful and inquisitive as in the case of a…
| December 2018

The onslaught of two spotted hyenas

Spotted hyenas are infamous for scavenging from other predators! They go about their lives, opportunistically looking for the weak and injured, as well as any chance to rob large felines…
| December 2019

Singita Lamai

The area around Singita’s Mara River Tented Camp is looking absolutely splendid thanks to all the rain. This remote area and camp are a hidden emerald in the crown of…
| January 2018

Wild Community

The savanna is perceived by all, me included, as “the wild”, but I always learn something different on each game drive. The animal kingdom seems to have a society of…
| February 2018

A mother’s pride

These are members of our Hippo/River Pride which have gone from strength to strength. They’ve expanded their territory to both sides of the Chiredzi River now, whereas previously they stayed…
| October 2020

What’s cooking in October?

October is traditionally a very hot and dry month here in Zimbabwe. The thought of this heat deters some guests from coming to Zimbabwe during this period, however there are…
| October 2018

Takeover

Animals, particularly males, are often fighting for dominance. Dominance over females and dominance of territory. It is a tale as old as time that younger stronger males sometimes decide to…
| August 2018

Africa at its best

We enjoyed a bit of a slower morning start on our last day, where guests tucked in to a tasty cooked breakfast before heading out. We located eight lions near…
| May 2016

Singita Kruger National Park

We are now in autumn and the temperatures are starting to drop again. Since we did not have a lot of rain this past summer season there are large areas…