Tau Game Lodge Blog

Tales and adventures by the Tau Game Lodge Rangers in the Madikwe Game Reserve.

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Sat, 03 Oct 2015

The sweet scent of spring in the air - by Michael Rae

Upon my arrival back to Madikwe, back from a two week break, I felt my heart beating to a new rhythm, the cold had retreated and the fresh smell of the shepherd tree blossoms filled my breaths. The first signs of spring have arrived in our arid piece of Af[.....]

The sweet scent of spring in the air - by Michael Rae
Thu, 03 Sep 2015

A time of light after darkness - By Michael Rae

A time of light after darkness - By Michael Rae

As some may know, Madikwe's wilddog population was devastated by rabies earlier in the year, but from the ashes five dogs remained... Through this last winter period the last five dogs have managed to restore the sunshine, by gifting the park with nine bea[.....]

Sun, 02 Aug 2015

So why wild dogs - By Dylan Smith

So why wild dogs - By Dylan Smith

So why Wild Dogs? Madikwe game reserve is known to so many people as the best chance of seeing wild dogs. Even field guides flock here for a chance to work with the dogs, but why? So many people have actually never even heard of wild dogs, never mind why e[.....]

Wed, 03 Jun 2015

May in the bush

May in the bush

Around this this time of year, we often hear a ferocious roaring sound out here in the bush. The first time you hear this sound, you could be easily forgiven for thinking it could be lions fighting. However, this huge noise is coming from the humble, often[.....]

Sun, 26 Apr 2015

Tau news in April

Tau news in April

Dear All, Another month has flown by here in Madikwe. The bush seems to eat time, days roll into one another, and as our Maintenance Manager Oom Lester says "It's always a Wednesday in the bush" Wonderful news on the weather - in the middle of April, we di[.....]