Pamushana | March 2020

A mammoth sighting  

Observing a herd of African elephants (Loxodanta africana) foraging for food, self-grooming and enjoying a watering hole is really an amazing thing to watch. Even though they are the largest…
Pamushana | March 2020

The makings of a predator 

Predators come in many shapes and sizes, but what are the visible physical adaptations of the large carnivorous hunters that we see at Singita Pamushana? Some of the large predators…
Pamushana | March 2020

Singita Pamushana

At the beginning of March Covid-19 was only a distant threat on the horizon for us in southern Africa. Now we find ourselves in a lockdown within a world in…
Pamushana | February 2020

Plenty of fish in the lake

One of the activities we offer at Singita Pamushana is fishing. The dam is a prolific breeding ground for redbreast, Mozambique and black tilapia as well as tigerfish and catfish.
Pamushana | February 2020

The River Pride   

We had a great sighting of the River Pride recently, they were resting and sleeping in the dappled morning light after a night’s successful hunt. The pride consisted of two…
Pamushana | February 2020

Hyena hunt newborn giraffe calf    

This was a very tense and stressful scene for me! I’d noticed some hyenas mooching around in that ‘nothing to see here’ fashion, which with hyenas invariably means there certainly…
Pamushana | February 2020

Brand ambassador

I’m a self-appointed brand ambassador for black rhinos. They are invariably described as aggressive and extremely dangerous animals, and make no mistake, because it’ll be your last, they can be.