Tag Archives: Namibia

Elephant Cow Raises Twins – What Happened?

This rare and absolutely astounding sighting was made on tour through the Etosha National Park. From what was observed it seemed as if the Elephant Cow had two little ones to care for. It is not sure whether it was … Continue reading

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Giant African Praying Mantis

It is during the late rainy season that the Praying Mantis (Sphodromantis viridis) also referred to as African Mantis starts to appear on Guest Farm Scheidthof. This peculiar looking insect has a bright green colour and belongs ta an order of insects that contains approximately 2,200 species in … Continue reading

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The elusive Pangolin

For 28 years no pangolin, also referred as “scaly anteater”, has been seen on Farm Scheidthof. This find is therefore somewhat of a small sensation! Pangolin’s are nocturnal and highly secretive animals, which make them hard to study. They normally … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2012

Dear Readers, We here at Scheidthof would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year 2012. May all your New Year resolutions become reality.

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Namibia: Lions feast on Elephant

On a Safari through the Etosha National Park a group of tourists, lead by the owner of Guest Farm Scheidhof, encountered a pride of lions feasting on the carcass of a dead Elephant. After making a few inquires, the cause … Continue reading

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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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