#KaingoNews Blog


San Paintings

Our field guides are passionate about the heritage left by the people who lived here before us. In the above photo one of our highly qualified, professional field guides, Andre Nell, is getting his guests super excited about these paintings.

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Caring for the Animals

As part of our conservation first policy on Kaingo Game Reserve our Reserve Management team, lead by Jacque Fourie, the team must ensure that the animals mineral needs are met. These blocks or licks provide essential elements such as phosphorus and biometals, required for bone and muscle growth.

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Baboons

Here at Kaingo Game Reserve we are blessed to have a few troops of baboon. The great natural historian Eugene Nielen Marais did a study on the baboons of the central Waterberg, birthing the classic research and popular book 'My friends the Baboon' (in his native Afrikaans, Burgers van die Berge).

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Kudu, the Grey Ghost of the Waterberg

Few antelope have such a bearing of greatness as a kudu. The females, with their oversized ears, white tail exposed, as they bound off into the brush after being disturbed. The regal look of a kudu bull as it disappears into the brush, corkscrew horns laid back against it flanks.

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The Black Stork

One of the enigmatic bird species occasionally found on Kaingo Game Reserve is the Black Stork. This rather large bird who breeds in Central Europe, Russia, and Southern Africa, tends to be largely piscivorous (fish eating), but it will also take frogs, small mammals, crabs and other birds.

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Battle for Dominance

Determining dominance and defending territories can lead to bloodthirsty fights. A couple of months ago, we were privileged enough to witness one of these fights. When we arrived at the scene, the two males were already locked in combat.

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