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“I know that your powers of retention are as wet as a warthog’s backside.” That is Scar’s opening line in the Lion King’s ‘Be Prepared’ song and I have always found it amusing that in spite of how daft he thought the hyenas were, he was confident in his ability as a leader to utilise their somewhat lacking skills, build them up and take over the Pride. 639 more words

Beho Beho Bushblog - Godlisten - 16th October

I would like to share with you what happened this week here at Beho Beho.

I have had some great sightings this week but probably the best was at Lake Tagalala, it was a highlight for my guests and me because we saw a lot of action on the way, starting with Lion and Hyena fighting for a dead Giraffe. 177 more words


Aging - Reality Check

I want to remain this:When in reality I often feel like this:

My Life

Hyena's: Stop Calling Them Ugly

There is a very special place in my heart for Hyena’s. Especially Spotted Hyena’s. I’d absolutely love to work with them one day, and that is truthfully one of my goals. 425 more words


Remains of a Hippo

I found several photos that I had incorrectly tagged, so were overlooked then when I was creating the post, Death of a Hippo. These show what was left of the hippo about 2 days after she died, and the scavengers still around.



No laughing matter

Washed away from the family den by a torrential storm, orphaned and close to death, staff at the Born Free Foundation’s Wildlife Rescue, Conservation and Education Centre, ‘Ensessakotteh’, in Ethiopia, recently came to the aid of a baby hyena, who has now aptly been named Gorph – meaning ‘flood’. 43 more words


Death of a Hippo

This photo is the first in a series that some people may prefer not to see. We were on safari, staying at Lebala Camp. We had stopped by this lagoon for sundowners when I spotted activity on the opposite shore. 269 more words

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