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Rob Jeffery

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Rob joined the Londolozi team at the start of 2017. Having grown up on a farm in the Cape and spending many holidays traveling Southern Africa he developed a love for the outdoors and an appreciation for the natural world. After completing a ...

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on Do Vultures Scavenge from Leopards?

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

This is interesting. I never thought about it, and did not realize that leopards mostly choose trees with dense foliage to hoist their kills.

Joanne Wadsworth
Senior Digital Ranger

Very informative and well written, Rob. And James your images were so appropriate to the piece. Nice work, all.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Hi Joanne,
Thanks very much.

Denise Vouri
Digital Tracker

Very interesting Rob. I hadn’t realized that vultures were so ungainly that they have difficulty navigating full foliage trees, which of course is where leopards like to stash their kill. Now I understand the circling by vultures and not landing……..

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Explorer

Amazing, love the picture of the leopard jumping with its prey down.

Stan Watson
Explorer

Very insightful revelation, thanks Rob. The topics brought forward by Londolozi provide a wealth of knowledge for we urban dwellers who are truly inspired by the denizens of the wild.

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