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Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow the female leopard, moving east with her cub on Zebra Drive. Monday, 16 February 2015 (27ºC) The Breakaway lion pride, resting in Shirley’s Crossing Two buffalo bulls feeding close to Serengeti Crossing A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP driveway Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on MMM South Shadow, the female leopard,... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see fifteen wild dogs hunting blue wildebeests on Wetpatch open area.   Monday, 9 February 2015 (33ºC) One elephant bull feeding on Our Southern Boundary Five Birmingham male lions resting at Pommies Pan Anderson, the male leopard, resting at Shirley’s Crossing Four buffalo bulls resting at Simbambili open area Nsele, the female leopard, and her two... Read more...

Rangers Report January 2015

It’s hard to believe that the first month of the year 2015 has flown by so fast. Although I have to say, what a fantastic start to the New Year with all the great sightings and weather that we had! We had a few really hot days, where the average maximum temperature for the month was 30°C. There were many days where there was a lot of cloud build up, but then the hot sun just burned it off... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 02 to 08 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the five Birmingham male lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Simbambili Firebreak. Monday, 2 February 2015 (26ºC) Five Birmingham male lions resting on Shimboma Road A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo’s feeding on Madash Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area Tingana, the male leopard, moving east from Knob... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 26 January to 01 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, moving east on A-main. Monday, 26 January 2015 (34ºC) A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Bushcamp East Two elephant bulls feeding on Nyati Road Six buffalo bulls resting on EP open area Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on a bushbuck kill north of Arathusa Safari/Simbambili cutline A breeding herd of... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 January 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have the Majingi males in our area. These big males always surprise us with their amazing roars. The most beautiful sound in the African Bush! Monday, 19 January 2015 (28ºC) Mvula, the male leopard, moving south on Grasscut Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Big Dam Three buffalo bulls resting on Serengeti open area A breeding... Read more...

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