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August 29, 2018

Greater double-collared sunbird

The sunbird breeds in southern South Africa (and where Sibuya Game Reserve is situated). It is mainly resident, but partly migratory in the northeast of its range. It is common in gardens, fynbos, forest edges and coastal scrub.
August 29, 2018

Southern Right Whales

What a privilege to have seen these amazing creatures from our beaches in Kenton-On-Sea.
July 29, 2018

Fun Facts About Jellyfish

Jellyfish are found in every ocean in the world, they are fascinating creatures, so here are the most interesting facts about jellyfish.
July 29, 2018

Giraffe Fun Facts

The giraffe is a genus of African even-toed ungulate mammals, the tallest living terrestrial animals and the largest ruminants. The genus currently consists of one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, the type species.
July 5, 2018

Press Release

Lions Kill Suspected Poachers on Sibuya Game Reserve Sometime during the night of Sunday 1st and early hours of Monday 2nd July 2018, a group of […]
June 26, 2018

World Oceans Day!

World Oceans Day is a global celebration on June 8 with hundreds of events around the world celebrating our ocean.
June 26, 2018

Praying Mantis

Although many refer to a member of this group as a ‘praying mantis,' mantis refers to the genus Mantis. Only some praying mantids belong to the genus Mantis. Mantid refers to the entire group.
May 30, 2018

Cape bushbuck

Cape bushbuck are basically solitary animals and the mature males go out of their way to stay away from each other.
May 30, 2018

Giraffes

Did you know: Native to Africa, the giraffe is related to deer and cattle, but is placed in a separate family, the Giraffidae, consisting only of the giraffe and its closest relative, the okapi.
April 30, 2018

The Common rain spider

The Common rain spider (Palystes superciliosus), formerly P. natalius, is a species of huntsman spider native to Southern Africa.
April 30, 2018

Vervet Monkeys

The five distinct subspecies can be found mostly throughout Southern Africa and commonly found on Sibuya Game Reserve, as well as some of the eastern countries.
March 26, 2018

Dung beetle

Dung beetles are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on dung. A dung beetle can bury dung 250 times heavier than itself in one night.
March 26, 2018

Crowned hornbill

The crowned hornbill is a common resident of the coastal and riverine forests of southern (only the eastern coast) to northeastern Africa as well as on Sibuya Game Reserve.
February 20, 2018

The Book Scorpion (pseudoscorpion)

A pseudoscorpion, also known as a false scorpion or book scorpion, is an arachnid and can be found on Sibuya Game Reserve.
February 20, 2018

Waterbuck

As the name suggests Waterbuck have a close connection to water. They always live near a body of water and use it to escape from a range of predators, which include lions, cheetahs, hyenas, and African hunting dogs.
January 22, 2018

Wildebeest – Did you know?

The ungainly gnu (pronounced “g-new” or simply “new”) earned the Afrikaans name wildebeest, or “wild beast,” for the menacing appearance presented by its large head, shaggy mane, pointed beard, and sharp, curved horns.
January 22, 2018

Antelope Facts: Nyala

Did you know: The nyala does not show signs of territoriality, and individuals areas can overlap each others.
December 21, 2017

Little Five Game

The term little five was brought to life, after safari tourists' successful wildlife experience of the big five in Southern Africa.
December 21, 2017

The Big Five Game

In Africa, the big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephant, and Cape buffalo.
November 30, 2017

Rinkhals

The rinkhals, or ring-necked spitting cobra, is a species of venomous snake found in parts of Southern Africa including Sibuya Game Reserve.
November 30, 2017

Caracal

The caracal inhabits forests, savannas, marshy lowlands, semi-deserts and scrub forests and can be found on the Sibuya Game Reserve.
October 23, 2017

The African buffalo

The African buffalo is one of the most successful grazers in Africa. It lives in swamps and floodplains, as well as mopane grasslands and forests of the major mountains of Africa and also found on Sibuya Game Reserve.
October 23, 2017

Giant African land snail

Lissachatina fulica is a species of large land snail that belong in the Achatinidae family. It is also known as the giant African snail or giant African land snail.
September 26, 2017

Warthog

The most commonly seen wild pig in the African bush.