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These library pages contain photos by Patrick de Beer unless otherwise referenced. The information contained therein has been written by Patrick from his own knowledge and experience of hunting African game over a period of many years. Please allow several minutes for some pictures to load as these pictures are deliberately loaded as high resolution pictures for your enjoyment. Patrick de Beer or Mugaba Safaris do not accept the responsibility for information which might have changed during recent years, especially in terms of hunting legislation and minimum equipment requirements. The information contained in these Library pages has been compiled to assist a bowhunter in making informed equipment setup choices specific to a certain animal. Nevertheless, a rifle hunter will gain just as much information related to a specie before an attempt to hunt the animal. The Safari Club International (SCI) and Rowland Ward (RW) minimum record criteria are supplied as reference. TPI, as contained in the library columns, refers to Tissue Penetration Index.

Cape Buffalo; Baboon; Birds; Black Wildebeest; Blesbuck; Blue Wildebeest; Caracal; Crocodile; Rock Hyrax; Common duiker; Elephant; Gemsbuck; Genet; Giraffe; Hippopotamus; Hyena; Impala; Jackal; Klipspringer; Kudu; Leopard; Lion; Monkey; Red Hartebeest; Sable; Springbuck; Steenbuck; Tsessebe; Warthog; Waterbuck; Rhino; Zebra



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"Patrick. Thank you for a wonderful hunt. I spent a lot of time deciding whether to hunt Lion up in Zim. or in South Africa. I heard a lot of miss-information about South African Lions being drugged and canned. At least in your case that could not be farther from the truth. Your professionalism and integrity eased my concerns. My hunt was better than what I had dreamed. My Lion was healthy and active , and the charge ruled out any idea of him being lethargic. This was my 18th hunt in Africa both Zimbabwe and South Africa. This hunt ranks as one of the top hunts I have had. My Lion was huge and his mane spectacular. I can say I made the right choice in selecting Mugaba Safaris for my Lion. Many thanks. Bob Schofield, USA. PS. The helicopter flight was wonderful."


"I have hunted in Africa many times and I can say with complete sincerity that Patrick de Beer is totally professional. great company and keeps his cool in a tight situation. I cannot recommend him enough" Peter Carr, Editor in Chief, Sporting Rifle Magazine, UK


"This was my first experience of Mugaba Safaris and Kalahari Lion hunting. I was not disappointed, the hunting was exhilarating and Patrick de Beer a real professional. Thanks for a great time Pat, see you next year." Andrew, UK


"First time experience in Africa! Patrick was recommended to me by a good friend. He exceeded all expectations, was very professional and great fun to hunt with...I'll be back!! Paul Childerley, UK


"Thank you for the great hunt. I never had a better time in my life" Mark Sullivan, PH, USA. 


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"Hello Patrick, Just returned home, long trip !!! Thanks again for a GREAT HUNT !!! EVERYTHING was as advertised and more. Let me Thank You Again for possibly the best hunt I've had in Africa, A thrill a minute, you’re a GREAT host and know the value in what you do”  Jim Rough, Canada.


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"Knowing what it takes to become and obtain the skill and knowledge of an expert bow hunter was the driving force of my decision to hunt with Patrick. This proved to be an outstanding decision on my part." John A. Mavilla, World Class Hunting LLC., USA. Article...


"Patrick and his PH's were excellent and with a great sense of humour; by far the best and the best deals in my experience" Col. JE Yates, USA.

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