Klaserie Sands Camp Diary

Latest news and stories from Klaserie Sands

Spider Hunting Wasp

Posted on Fri September 22, 2017.
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We bet you didn’t know these weird wildlife collective nouns...

Posted on Wed October 12, 2016.

While the origins of these wildlife collective nouns, I have never managed to track down, they have still evoked some great reactions from Klaserie Sands River Camp’s guests over the years. And as much as I can’t find who exactly came up with them, they have certainly been echoed in many books and publications.

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Dusty Surprise

Posted on Wed September 14, 2016.

As the drought starts to drag on, the game viewing around Klaserie Sands River Camp has really been phenomenal. This week, one particular drive really stood out for me as in 16 years of guiding I had never seen anything like it.

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Hyena clan takes a dip

Posted on Fri July 1, 2016 in Wildlife.

On a clear and crisp morning while sipping our first cup of coffee, the peace of the dawn chorus was shattered by the ecstatic cackling of Klaserie Sands‘ resident clan of hyenas. On hearing this, we headed off in hot pursuit and it didn’t take us too long to find them finishing off a wildebeest carcass they had recently killed.

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Slow Down and Listen

Posted on Tue June 7, 2016 in Wildlife.

The sun was setting rapidly in its wintry way. The decision to leave the fresh lion tracks due to the loss of light was a little disappointing but we thought lets check the pan to see if they perhaps popped out to slake their thirst at last night.

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