Author Archives: Ryan Wiggill

A new Year!!

With a busy Christmas season behind us  Buffalo Thorn Lodge is ready and geared for the year ahead. The past two months have seen our guests enjoying glorious hot –sunny days with the occasional afternoon rain storm, Bushveld summer at its best. What better way can there be to spend the hot day of summer  lazing…

Elephant Mania!!

Elephants, Elephants and more elephants. Elephants are highly social animals. Their complex society focuses on maintaining group cohesion and a strict discipline regime ensures social order at all times. Due to their enormous size, elephants could cause serious damage to themselves and each other if their social behaviour was not regulated and ritualised. Herd life…

Lions!

This  past two weeks has been  an exciting time in the bush. We were lucky enough to find some lionesses and three cubs on a wildebeest kill.  The first rain fell, which also brought fourth a dry/warm spell.  The rainy season is nearing which will turn the dry, barron ground into a lush green wonderland. The other night we…