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Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 April 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pack of 14 wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on EP open area Monday, 17 April 2017 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from Shirley’s Crossing One Birmingham male lion and two lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride, still feeding on the juvenile zebra kill on MMM South A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Lowveld Link Another... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 10 to 16 April 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Styx pride with four new cubs, playing in the Mholewati dry river bed . Monday, 10 April 2017 (31ºC) Seven hyenas feeding on a dead elephant on Our Southern Boundary. Thandi the female leopard and her son Thamba, feeding on a juvenile kudu kill east of Chitwa driveway One Styx lioness with four cubs resting in the Mholewati dry river bed Two Styx... Read more...

Rangers Report January 2017

What an awesome way to kick off the new year! The day temperatures were like a roller coaster with a few cold days followed by a few hot days. We were once again blessed with wonderful rain this month. This gave all the plants a massive boost. We had 144mm of rain, with an average maximum temperature of 31°C. We also had a few unbelievable sightings this month. We had the privilege to spend some... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 27 March to 02 April 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see three lionesses from the Styx pride with their two cubs and one Birmingham male lion feeding on a blue wildebeest kill on Safari airstrip   Monday, 27 March 2017 (33ºC) Three lionesses from the Styx pride with their two cubs and one Birmingham male lion feeding on a blue wildebeest kill on Safari airstrip A breeding herd of about ten elephants... Read more...

Big 5 sightings 13 – 19 March 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma lion pride and two Birmingham males moving around in our area for the whole week. Monday, 13 March 2017 (31ºC) A pack of 15 wild dogs feeding on a kudu kill on Simbambili firebreak Salayexe, the female leopard feeding on a juvenile kudu on Drongo North Tiyani, the female leopard resting on Shombaan Road A breeding herd of about ten... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 27 February to 06 March 2017

The highlight of the week was to see fifteen wild dogs hunting and killing two impalas on Lucas open area Monday, 27 February 2017 (31ºC) One elephant bull moving west from Leadwood Road Three Nkuhuma lionesses resting with six cubs on Parallel Road Two Styx lionesses resting with two cubs and four new cubs at Wors Crossing Two Unknown male lions resting at Picanini Utah Tingana, the male... Read more...

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