Audio Clips

Lion territorial calls

Outside our tent, two male lions (Panthera leo) were announcing their territory to other lions .
Spotted hyenas dont like to be followed by trackers

Hyena whooping

Spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) assembly calls announce the pack to meet up again.

Buffalo thorn_Traditional beliefs

Buffalo thorn (Ziziphus mucronata) is associated with traditional believes of isiZulu and VaTsonga cultures, as explained by Mr. Mxolisi Mabilane.

Red-Chested Cuckoo calls

The Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius) call is colloquially called in Afrikaans as ‘Piet-my vrou’ and iconic for Southern Africa.

Hadeda Ibis calls

Most South Africans find Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) calls repulsive, but for foreigners it is a highly iconic bird call.

Wild Dog assembly calls

Call of an African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus), who was looking for his pride.

Kudu alarm calls

Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) barking is loud, harsh, and far reaching. It can nearly always be attributed to big predators presence.

Oxpecker alarm calls

Oxpecker (genus Buphagus) calls are a chirping twitter and announce the presence of large animals, which they are grooming.

Vervet Monkey alarm calls

When Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) are alarm calling, they are indicating predators dangerous for them.