Pamushana | December 2019

What’s bugging you?

After that first sprinkling of rain and the trees drawing on their energy banks to produce the first green leaves, we’ve seen a rainbow array of arthropods appear. Arachnids and…
Pamushana | December 2019

Impala lambs

On the 26th of November we came across our first impala lamb of the season, although this was late compared to other years when we normally see them around the…
Pamushana | December 2019

Buffalo cavalry

Buffalo bulls or dagga boys, are old bulls which are solitary or move in bachelor herds. These bulls cannot cope with the movement of the herd due to old age,…
Pamushana | December 2019

Buffalo carnage

We left the lodge on an afternoon drive to see what we could see, no particular agenda. By the time we got to the airstrip, I got a radio call…
Pamushana | December 2019

Singita Pamushana

No sooner had we welcomed last month’s first rains than they vanished, leaving us with an incredibly dry reserve and a severe lack of water for plants and herbivores. In…
Pamushana | November 2019

Predators and scavengers

This was a very interesting and thought-provoking series of sightings. We had set out at the crack of dawn, in the hope of finding the big wild dog pack that…
Pamushana | November 2019

Leopard profile

For all of us at Singita Pamushana, and those that live here at Malilangwe (meaning Call of the Leopard) - this territorial male leopard holds a very special place in…
Pamushana | November 2019

Tracking black rhino on foot

There are few things as exhilarating as tracking black rhino on foot. There is something so primal about it! Walking through the bush, touching the earth, seeing the signs, hearing…
Pamushana | November 2019

Singita Pamushana

Our rain dances have been effective and there is a green flush emerging throughout the reserve. This is not a moment too soon because all the herbivores were looking parched…