Many of the animals and reptiles we will see are potentially dangerous. Attacks by wild animals are rare. To date we have had an unblemished record but no safari in Africa can guarantee that such incidents will not occur. E-gnu, Greenlife Southern Africa, their associates, agents, or their operators cannot be held liable for any injuries caused during an incident involving the behaviour of wild animals.
• Observe the animals silently and with a minimum of disturbance
to their natural activities. Loud talking on game drives can frighten the
• Never attempt to attract an animal's attention. Don't imitate
animal sounds, clap your hands, pound the vehicle or throw objects.
• Please respect your driver-guide's judgement about proximity
to lions, cheetahs and leopards. Don't insist that he take the vehicle closer
so you can get a better photograph. A vehicle driven too close can hinder
a hunt, or cause animals to abandon a hard-earned meal.
• Litter tossed on the ground can choke or poison animals and
birds and is unsightly.
• Never attempt to feed or approach any wild animal on foot. This
is especially important near lodges or in campsites where animals may have
become accustomed to human visitors.
• Refrain from smoking on game drives. The dry African bush ignites
very easily, and a flash fire can kill animals.