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Centenary Blog Sir Frederick Courteney Selous DSO 31st Dec 1851 – 4th Jan 1917 ….Part 2

Sir Frederick Courteney Selous DSO 31st Dec 1851 – 4th Jan 1917….Part 2 During this second stint in Africa, Selous formed an association with Cecil Rhodes, whom was at the time one of the richest men in the world and … Continue reading

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Centenary Blog Sir Frederick Courteney Selous DSO 31st Dec 1851 – 4th Jan 1917 ….Part 1

On the 4th January we celebrate the life of an extraordinary man whom died fighting in the service of his country just a few kilometres from our beloved Beho Beho and whose simple grave still stands there today. F.C. Selous, … Continue reading

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Beho Beho Bushblog – Phil and Idrissa – 14 December

Safari is not about just the big cats and although we love to see these iconic predators, there are plenty of other equally cunning and ferocious hunters out in the savannah of the Selous. It is quite normal to see … Continue reading

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Beho Beho Bushblog – Phil – 16 November

Waterhole Safari’s Whilst we still await the rains our waterhole increases in popularity. Representing one of the few sites where good clean water is still available, a “waterhole safari” can be a very rewarding way to spend a few hours! … Continue reading

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Beho Beho Bushblog – Phil – 1st September

To see African wild dogs is a rare treat! To be able to stay with the pack as they move and hunt is very difficult indeed, as they move with startling speed through broken, rocky bush-land. When you are lucky … Continue reading

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Beho Beho Bushblog – Phil – 2nd August

Our luck with leopards this season is continuing. Usually leopard sightings are few and far between, but this last week we have had a secret weapon in our search for this most secretive of cats! Sam Ridgley came to stay … Continue reading

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Beho Beho Bushblog – Phil – 12th July

 I have been having some great luck with the big cats recently, often when setting out to find them their calls in the morning can give you an indication of a general area, couple with this getting out in the … Continue reading

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