Category Archives: Ngepi Wildlife

Our Wonderful Wild Life

So we were having a little afternoon nap to clear the lunch time sleepy beer feeling and were suddenly woken by a huge splash and then lots of thrashing and squealing and squeaking from the river under our deck.

We ran to the edge of our tree house deck and the reeds were thrashing around but we couldn’t see anything . . .

I went out onto the lawn and a huge Cape clawless Otter came bounding out of the thicket towards me. He looked back at the thrashing and squeaking and hesitated a second but decided that the croc that had taken his mate was just too much for him and he loped on down the lawn. Stopped once or twice in uncertainty but had to keep going….

Look right ...

Look right …

Look left ...

Look left …

I'm going this way . . .

I’m going this way . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Ngepi family Mr and Mrs African Wood Owl

We would like to introduce you to our resident African wood owls! At night time they can be seen perched on a branch near the bar, making use of the insect-attracting lanterns to find their dinner… Wood Owls eat arthropods, reptiles, small mammals and birds, which they catch on the wing, off the ground or inContinue Reading