bateleur eagle

The Bateleur | Stories to Inspire

Since &Beyond’s inception back in 1991, the mighty Bateleur eagle has taken pride of place in our company logo. Not only is this majestic bird an indicator of the health of an ecosystem, but in some cultures, it is also said to be a good omen, bringing with it protection and good fortune. How fortuitous that whenever our forefathers (and mothers) were making important decisions about the fate and future of &Beyond, they would glance up to see a graceful Bateleur flying overhead, as if to reassure and bring good blessings. Bateleur actually means ‘acrobat’ or ‘tight-rope walker’ in French. When these eagles soar, they rock from side to side, almost mimicking the balancing act of a tight-rope walker, which is only fitting since our company ethos is all about maintaining a healthy balance of caring for the land, wildlife and people. &Beyond’s Bateleur magazine proudly took this majestic bird as its namesake, and now, the eagle is soaring to new heights with The Bateleur.

sedated lion donated to rwanda by andbeyond

The predators are back, we’re not ‘lion’ Last month, &Beyond donated five lionesses from Phinda Private Game Reserve to the country of Rwanda...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
WILDwatch

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les carlisle putting a blindfold on a sedated rhino onthe rhinos without borders project

Les Carlisle; Group Conservation Manager In Phinda: The Return, Dave Varty tells the story of how he first met Les Carlisle during a...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
Humans of andBeyond

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daryl dell andbeyond private guide on private jet expedition

Daryl Dell; &Beyond Private Guide for Africa, Asia & South America Growing up on a horse, cattle and sheep farm in the Great Karoo, Daryl was always fated...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
Humans of andBeyond

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rhino with a blindfold on rhinos without borders initiative

Rhinos Without Borders Faced with a devastating exponential rise in illegal rhino poaching in South Africa, Rhinos Without Borders was formed...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
WILDwatch

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Beata Jeromin

Beata Jeromin; &Beyond Regional Hospitality & Safari Shop Manager Beata Jeromin, has tirelessly delighted and entertained our guests with her unmistakable...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
Humans of andBeyond

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picnic at andbeyond grumeti in the serengeti

Life’s a picnic Children at &Beyond Grumeti are treated to a surprise afternoon picnic...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
Family Travel

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treasure hunt on andbeyond mnemba island

Island treasure hunters The &Beyond Mnemba family surprises children with a scavenger hunt. A mysterious message in a bottle washes...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016
Family Travel

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kids standing on a safari vehicle looking into the distance family travel

Family fun with a conservation message In 2013, we launched our exciting WILDchild programme at our lodges in South and East Africa...
by Claire Trickett4th August 2016
Family Travel

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wildebeest walking by safari vehicle

In the midst of all the action The mega herd remains split, with half of the Great Migration grazing the Grumeti region of the Western Corridor...
by Claire Trickett23rd June 2016
WILDwatch

Read more  In the midst of all the action
zebra and wildebeest in the serengeti

The great divide – Part 2 This second udpate will focus on the northern reaches of the Serengeti and the southern Mara plains...
by Claire Trickett17th June 2016
WILDwatch

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wildebeest in the serengeti

The great divide – Part 1 The splitting of the mega herd means that there is now plenty of action on both sides of the Serengeti/Mara...
by Claire Trickett10th June 2016
WILDwatch

Read more  The great divide – Part 1