Ranger News

  • Bushbuck

    Belonging to the tribe Tragelaphini, Bushbuck are the smallest and most aggressive of the spiral-horned antelope. They are often confused with Nyala, especially since they are regularly found in the company of Nyala. Bushbuck try to avoid buffalo as buffalo…
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  • Baboon spider

    Baboon Spiders look large and fearsome but if left alone they are quite docile. Even during lockdown at KwaMbili we have to keep an eye out for creatures large and small! We found a spider floating upside down in the…
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  • Wild Cotton

    The scientific name for Wild Cotton is Gossypium herbaceum. The Genus name Gossypium is from the Arabic word “goz” which means soft substance. Gossypium is Latin for “cotton” and herbaceum means herbaceous. This shrub is endemic to South Africa, occurring…
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  • Life around camp

    With the lodge closed during the corona lockdown there is much less human activity and we are experiencing an increase in animal sightings inside the camp. From kudu to leopard sightings, it may seem that KwaMbili is not only a…
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