Tag Archives: Kalahari

2015 Veld Fire in the Kalahari

Last night’s devastating veld fire was driven by fierce wind. A neighbouring farm lost 90% of the grazing land!  

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Fire Fighting

“A bushfire destroyed 7000 Hectare Farmland on the 23.08.2011. The fire started due to Termites that ate their way through a power line pole. When the pole fell to the ground the cables ignited the grass. Domestic Animals were injured … Continue reading

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Hail Storm Demolishes 2000 Hectare

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A heavy hail storm has destroyed a vast area of grassland on Farm Scheidthof and neighbouring farms. An eye witness has claimed to have seen vultures being hit out of trees by golf ball sized hail pellets. Although this year has … Continue reading

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Soussousvlei | Sesriem | Etosha National Park | Seeis River 2011

This Sideshow displays a selection of amazing photos taken during a 2 weeks Safari through Namibia in March 2011. Rain has transformed the arid Namib and Kalahari into a true paradise! *Photos were taken by Otto Rudolf Grahl, owner of … Continue reading

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Meerkat Manor

The meerkat or suricate Suricata suricatta, a small mammal, is a member of the mongoose family. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and in South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a “mob”, “gang” … Continue reading

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