Hlanganini is one of Kruger’s emerging uskers. This photo was taken by a visitor in December.
Hlanganini was named for the Hlanganini Spruit, meaning “at the reeds”, where he was first seen. This spruit has its confluence with the Letaba River at Letaba Restcamp. Characteristic tear in his left ear lobe given the appearance of a ‘half ’ ear. Hlanganini has substantial symmetrical ivory. There is a small growth of the left side of the bull’s stomach towards the lower reaches of his abdomen, with several similar sized growths on his front left leg.