Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cecil Can Help – Even In Death

This absolute tragedy has sparked international outrage, and rightly so. I appreciate that all my readers, by now, know all the circumstances, so there’s no need for me to rehash all the existing info. Cecil, even though he is no … Continue reading

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Campfire Tales

“Why does the Cheetah look like it has been crying?” I asked. Silence for a few moments, then: “Well, Mkhulu, I will tell you. “Long ago a wicked and lazy hunter was sitting under a tree. “He was thinking that … Continue reading

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Working in the Wild

The recent blog, “Leopard Attack”, has been read by over 60,000 people, some of whom took the time and trouble to leave a comment. To all, readers and commenters alike, I thank you. Inevitably, some of the comments were driven … Continue reading

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Official Report on Leopard Attack on 02/07/2015

Media Release: Kruger Leopard Attack Guide Not At Fault. Following a highly unusual incident recently of a leopard attack on a tourist guide working for a private Open Safari Vehicle (OSV) company operating in the Kruger National Park (KNP), South … Continue reading

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Leopard Attack Update – 1

I have received an update concerning the leopard attack. I am not in a position to divulge my source details, but they are verified and correct. “A necropsy (name for a animal autopsy) was performed on the leopard, it was … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Landy Kind

Our vehicles were all open Land Rovers with stepped seating and a canvas roof for shade. Some clients never gave this a second thought. Others, though, expressed their misgivings at essentially being out in the open, unprotected, in big-five country. … Continue reading

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Leopard Attack

I have been uncharacteristically quiet over the numerous postings on social media about  the leopard attack which has received such outpourings of emotion. Now that things are a tad quieter, let’s examine this event in detail, and let you all … Continue reading

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