An Eyeful of Wildlife at Thanda Private Game Reserve

written by | Posted on January 17th, 2012

An African elephant makes his way through the bush.

An African elephant makes his way through the bush.

Thanda is home to the Big Five, including the imposing rhino.

Thanda is home to the Big Five, including the imposing rhino.

A colorful insect that “hearts” Thanda Private Game Reserve.

A colorful insect that “hearts” Thanda Private Game Reserve.

Our tracker keeping eyes and ears open for wildlife.

Our tracker keeping eyes and ears open for wildlife.

A postcard from South Africa.

A postcard from South Africa.

Young cubs cavorting with their mom and older sister.

Young cubs cavorting with their mom and older sister.

This mischievous cub couldn’t quite figure out how to climb down the tree.

This mischievous cub couldn’t quite figure out how to climb down the tree.

Among our favorites: the always-regal giraffe.

Among our favorites: the always-regal giraffe.

Buffalo—inyathi in Zulu—are easily spotted from open Land Rovers.

Buffalo—inyathi in Zulu—are easily spotted from open Land Rovers.

Thanda is as rife with mammals such as zebra as it is in birds and amphibians.

Thanda is as rife with mammals such as zebra as it is in birds and amphibians.

An African elephant makes his way through the bush.Thanda is home to the Big Five, including the imposing rhino.A colorful insect that “hearts” Thanda Private Game Reserve.Our tracker keeping eyes and ears open for wildlife.A postcard from South Africa.Young cubs cavorting with their mom and older sister.This mischievous cub couldn’t quite figure out how to climb down the tree.Among our favorites: the always-regal giraffe.Buffalo—inyathi in Zulu—are easily spotted from open Land Rovers.Thanda is as rife with mammals such as zebra as it is in birds and amphibians.