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When a leopard stalks a cheetah

A showdown between two of Kruger’s large spotted cats is an unforgettable sight. When power meets speed and stealth triggers explosion, who knows what may happen? Thokozani Phakathi describes what went down when a leopard decided to stalk a cheetah.

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Photo Tales: The honey badger thief

Honey badgers on the hunt are one of the Kgalagadi’s spectacular sightings. Although they are normally seen trotting along in search of mice and scorpions, Jacques Blignaut spotted one in a tree. What happened next is one of his most treasured moments.

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Elephant games in Addo

On a visit to the Addo Elephant National Park photographer Jean du Plessis came across this baby elephant full of the joys of life. It clearly wanted to play tag, but its playmate wasn’t so sure.

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Thrilling Kgalagadi lion chase

No animal is safe when there is lion in the surrounds, not even when the predator is lying up during the heat of the day. A scorching hot day in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park spelled trouble for wildebeest visiting a waterhole.

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Waterhole antics: ellie chasing African wild dogs

Elephants are often called the gentle giants of the bush – but best stay out of their way when annoyed. A pack of wild dogs learnt this the hard way when their splashing around left an elephant bull seriously unimpressed. Watch what happens when a grumpy ellie’s had enough of wild dog antics.

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