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Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was Tingana the male leopard drinking water at Red dam Monday, 21 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rocky Road Four members of the Tsalala lion pride resting on Tamboti open area A breeding herd of about twenty buffaloes feeding on A-main Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on MMM South Another breeding... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to spend some quality time with the Styx pride lioness and her two small cubs Monday, 14 November 2016 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard moving south from Hawk Eagle Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Rhino Pan Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding around EP/Manyeleti Crossing Three wild dogs drinking water at... Read more...

Rangers Report September 2016

Spring has finally arrived and the bush received a facelift in the form of wonderful colours. We were truly blessed this month with 18mm of rain. The average maximum temperature for this month was 31°C. The majority of the trees are full of flowers and their new bright green leafs are emerging. The first flowers have merged from the dry soil in some of the areas. It is not going to be too long... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard, mating with the Ingrid‘s Dam female leopard on Mamba Road. Monday, 07 November 2016 (24ºC, 28mm) Nsele, the female leopard, drinking water with her cub at Rhino Pan A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Ekiso Road Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Shirley’s Crossing One buffalo bull... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 31 October to 07 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one lion from the Styx pride mating with one Birmingham male lion on Gowrie Main. Monday, 31 October 2016 (38ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her daughter Tiyani, moving south from Drongo North Four buffalo bulls feeding on A-main A breeding herd of about thirty five elephants feeding on A-main Five lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 October 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the big male leopard, mating with an unknown female leopard on Mamba Road. Monday, 24 October 2016 (36ºC, 15mm rain) One Birmingham male lion resting at Treehouse Pan Five lions of the Tsalala lion pride, resting at Big Dam One buffalo bull resting in the water at Red Dam A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open... Read more...

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