The best moments in nature often present themselves when least expected. And by best moments, I’m referring to the encounters that can trigger fantastic emotions. Awe, surprise and excitement are some of the more standard reactions felt while on a game drive. But sometimes one is privileged enough to see newly-born and young animals too, sparking ‘oohs and ‘aahs’ from the lucky observers.
Cubs, calves, pups and chicks are some of the best sightings one can see in the wild. Little reminders about the humble beginnings of so many species we come across as fully-fledged adults.
Here are a few of South Africa’s cutest wildlife moments caught on camera.