"You know you are truly alive when you're living among lions."- Isak Dinesen
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Side view of the majestic herd of elephants.
A photo of a spring bok with a backdrop of foliage and greenery.
A pair of kudus, perhaps butting horns playfully. Kudus are browsers and eat leaves and shoots. In dry seasons they eat wild watermelons and other fruit for their liquid content and natural sugars.
A wild dog staring straight at the camera.
A close up of a crocodile courtesy of Reitte Smit. The West African crocodile, desert crocodile, or sacred crocodile (Crocodylus suchus) is a species of crocodile related to — and often confused with — the larger and more aggressive Nile crocodile (C. niloticus).
A photograph of a pair of wild dogs, courtesy of Riette Smit Wildlife Photography
A gorgeous fox prancing about the reserve.
A herd of hippos lazing about on the side of a body of water. After elephants and rhinos, the hippopotamus is the next largest land mammal. It is also the largest extant land artiodactyl. The modern hippopotamus and the pygmy hippopotamus are the only living members of the family Hippopotamidae.
A pair of water buffalo grazing and lazing on the green grass.
The Majusha Lodge Sign. The Majusha Lodge is located within Mokaikai, which forms part of Mabula. Mabula is a private game reserve situated in the Limpopo province of South Africa. It is about 12,000 hectares (30,000 acres) in area and is about 47 km from Bela Bela (Warmbaths). It is known for springs, wildlife and bush veld.
A young cheetah. The cheetah is a lightly built, spotted cat characterised by a small rounded head, a short snout, black tear-like facial streaks, a deep chest, long thin legs and a long tail.
A fully grown giraffe, photo courtesy of Riette Smit. The giraffe's chief distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones, and its spotted coat patterns.
A leopard against a background of foliage and tree roots. The leopard is a solitary and territorial animal. It is typically shy and alert when crossing roadways and encountering oncoming vehicles, but may be emboldened to attack people or other animals when threatened. Adults associate only in the mating season.
A herd of African zebra.
One of the many roads available.
A broad view.
One of the many bodies.
A pair of cubs.
A stork comfortably atop the back of a hippo in the water.