Raising a Spotted Hyena – Part 3

This is the story of Crocuta continued. At around 8/9 months old, Crocuta was still living in and around camp with us. At this point I did not allow her in our house anymore, but on the odd occasion she did come in, she was like a happy child. Jumping on couches and bookshelves and…

Waiting for summer

I try to embrace the moment and live every second to the fullest, but there is no hiding my feelings on this: I love summer. Summer in the Eastern Freestate is green and colourful with flowers, green grass, lots of baby animals, lots of rain, lots of sun and… a booming vegetable garden. And the…

Weeding the Tarragon

I have a little patch of vegetable and herb garden that is fenced off. The reason that it is fenced of is because there are nyala and springbuck in our garden and they love to eat any plant that looks juicy. So, today, I¬†finally went into my garden to do some weeding, after a long…