Pamushana | October 2019

Pool parties

Spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) are social animals that live in large communities known as clans which can consist of many individuals. They are highly successful animals, being the most common…
Pamushana | October 2019

The Southern Pride

The Southern Pride is a pride of seven - three lionesses, one male and three cubs. The cubs are about a year and three months old, and all are currently…
Pamushana | October 2019

Feline and fowl

All hell broke loose among these four Swainson’s spurfowl when the mound of ground they’d been scratching around sat up and transformed itself into a leopard. Fortunately, fowl wasn’t on…
Pamushana | October 2019

Singita Pamushana

Those aren’t typos – the maximum temperature recorded was 46,1˚C (114,9˚F) and the average maximum was 35,0˚C (95,0˚F), and it is bone dry! That means one thing re wildlife sightings…
Pamushana | September 2019

Black rhino beauty

It’s so satisfying to feed off the excitement of guests seeing some of Africa’s wildlife for the first time, and this was no exception as we trundled down a track…
Pamushana | September 2019

Elephants in the dry season

We left the lodge at the crack of dawn and thought we were the early birds, but other birds were already out there scouting about. As is the norm I…
Pamushana | September 2019

Brothers

The cheetah brothers came from of a litter of five cubs - three males and two females. Their mother was an amazing hunter and she managed to raise all five.…
Pamushana | September 2019

Leopard luck

I decided to leave the lodge before sunrise at 5.15am. My plan was to drive directly south to Hwata Pan, to not pass Begin and not collect $200. Hwata Pan…
Pamushana | September 2019

Singita Pamushana

It’s achingly dry, but some cold days have snuck in between the very hot ones. Flame creepers lick the tops of trees signalling their warning, and bushwillow blossoms compete for…