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Oct 09

The Big 5

KRUGER NATIONAL PARKAfrica is without a doubt the destination of choice for travellers looking to experience the world’s best game-viewing. One of the most frequent questions asked is, "what are the Big Five?” The “Big Five” consists of the Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard and African Buffalo.We have compiled a list of 10 facts about the “Big Five” so that you can show off your African wildlife knowledge on your next safari!African elephants communicate with each other from 5 miles awa...

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Oct 09

SNAKES & BITES

There are 54 species of snakes found in Kruger, only nine of which are deadly poisonous. Although the black mamba is often portrayed as the most dangerous snake in Africa, 90% of bites to humans are actually by the Mozambique spitting cobra and the puff adder.First Aid for snakebiteDO'S:Get everyone well away from the snake.Get medical help as soon as possibleTry to obtain a clear description of the snake. However, this isn't essential, and you shouldn't waste time looking for it. The symptoms w...

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