Brown Hyena at Rietvlei
Published with Deon’s kind permission – this is one of the most epic recent sightings at Rietvlei nature reserve. I actually thought the stories of the Brown hyena at Rietvlei were no more than that; stories! That is until I saw this picture. I swear I almost choked on my coffee. Not only did Deon see and photograph the Brown hyena but a Cheetah (Kiara) following it.
This scenario is reminiscent of Nick Rabjohn’s extraordinary encounter in the Kgalagadi – these two species clearly have a long and difficult history!
After this, I wonder if I might see a picture of the mythical Rietvlei leopard one day! I’ll be glued to Deon’s FB feed to make sure I don’t miss it.