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Jess Shillaw

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Jess was born in Kwazulu/Natal but grew up in Cape Town. Having an innate love for all things wild but getting to spend little time in the bush while growing up, she headed straight for the Lowveld after school. She completed a guiding ...

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You’re certainly correct about being in the right place at the right time. Heading out on any game drive guarantees two things – a start and end, and everything in between are the gifts of the day. You go in search of leopards and discover lion cubs or head for the northern part of the property crossing the causeway and stop to photograph a giant kingfisher, hammerkop caught in the act of catching a fish and gazing at the crocodile, who’s hoping for a snack to swim into his mouth – those are the moments when you know you’re in the right place at that time…. Nice videos by your guests!!

It’s such a good luck if one is at the right place at the right time. There are so many surprises in the bush. You drive around a corner and there is a falcon in front of you that has just caught a cuckoo, or one night we heard the cry of a hyena and there it was in the claws of some of the Ntsevu lions who killed her.
Thanks for the videos.

Hi Jess, although nature works that way and rightly so, I did not watch the first videos, I read Londolozi ‘s blog to relax myself with your precious news. I am glad the buffalo was helped by its herd friends. Ths world wouldn’t be what it is without lions but buffalo are surprisingly intelligent and brave animals too. loved the young elephant calf instead! That is the birth and burst of life that passes positive energy on. It’s just too cute!

Oh Jesss that was so exciting to see the buffalo’s chasing the lions and shame the poor wildebeest got caught and was eaten up. For sure the right time at the right place makes a huge difference. That little elephant is so cute. Thanks to your guest that took those stunning videos.

What a drive! Proves the point that you never know what Mother Nature has on offer as you leave camp! Always wonderful!

Jess, what wonderful videos with great views and action of the animals of Londolozi. Thank you for sharing and thank the guests for sharing.

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