Leopards of MalaMala: Jakkalsdraai Female, by ranger Matt Nolden

This November marks the Jakkalsdraai female leopard’s 14th Birthday. As one of the oldest female leopards on MalaMala, her relentless and indomitable attitude is remarkable. Last year, ranger Gary Hill witnessed her take down two impala rams  simultaneously during the annual rutting season, and this year we watched her stand her ground as the Charleston […]

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The Giants of MalaMala, by ranger Pieter van Wyk

”Elephants are the free roaming lords of the African wilderness.Their awesome size and strength have always commanded respect and they have proved to be supreme survivors, masters at adapting to different climates and habitats. Their relationships with other species is highly cooperative and symbiotic. It has, however, been man who, throughout history, relentlessly hunted these […]

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