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Big 5 Sightings 1 – 7 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of thirteen wild dogs playing in the water at Treehouse Pan   Monday, 1 February 2016 (35ºC) One buffalo bull resting in Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing One elephant bull feeding on EP airstrip Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on a baby zebra east of Boerbean Pan One Birmingham male lion resting at Chitwa Dam One buffalo bull feeding around... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Thandi, the female leopard.   Monday, 25 January 2016 (35ºC, 34mm rain) Five lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride, resting at One Eye Pan Three Birmingham male lions resting on Ingwe open area A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central Four buffalo bulls feeding on Rocky Road Two... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 January 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one of the Birmingham male lions and the three Styx pride lionesses resting on the sand of a dry river bed. Monday, 18 January 2016 (29ºC) A pack of 13 wild dogs resting on Seepline Road A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding around Baboon Pan Two buffalo bulls feeding on Little Gowrie driveway Another breeding herd of about thirty elephant... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 January 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of about fourteen wild dogs chasing Salayexe, the female leopard up a tree on EP driveway. Monday, 11 January 2016 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Eastern Bank Manyeleti A pack of about fourteen wild dogs chased Salayexe, the female leopard, up a tree on EP driveway One elephant bull feeding at Our Father... Read more...

Rangers Report December 2015

It is difficult to think that the year 2015 has come to an end. It feels like yesterday that we greeted the year with open arms. With 2016 around the corner, we can’t wait for all the new adventures and challenges awaiting us in the new year. When you look back at the past year and think about all the great times we had, you come to realize how blessed we were to be out in the bush and to be a... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 04 to 10 January 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two male cheetah’s moving south from Kudu Corner Monday, 4 January 2016 (35ºC) Three Birmingham male lions resting on Little Gowrie driveway Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Kuala Bear Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Treehouse Pan Another breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding on EP driveway Two male cheetahs... Read more...

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