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Manager’s Report November 2012

WILD PHOTO OF THE MONTH What a month we had! The game viewing was once again brilliant with wild dogs fighting hyenas and leopards, as well as wild dogs killing three juvenile impala in one sighting. As mentioned last month, the juvenile impalas were on their way with the female impalas walking around with huge tummies. Well, they have finally arrived and the predators are not missing out on the opportunity to grab...

Manager’s Report – October 2012

WILD PHOTO OF THE MONTH Welcome to the land of the green! Photosynthesis and precipitation are wonderful combinations that cause the vegetation to transform from brown to green. The Sabi Sand Wildtuin currently looks like something you read about in fantasy books. The impala females are bursting at the seams. They are due to give birth any day now. During this time of the year they are very weary, with a few extra...

Manager’s Report September 2012

WILD PHOTO OF THE MONTH Just when we thought that winter was over, we got hit by a last cold front. Why we always choose to ignore the weather man, I do not know… He did warn us not to pack away all our warm winter’s clothes, but like every other year we ignored his warnings and had to unpack again! After the cold front we had three days of intense heat, followed by four days of very early rains. We don’t...

Manager’s Report August 2012

WILD PHOTO OF THE MONTH You can smell it: Spring is in the air! During the early mornings, the air that you breathe has a fresh, moist feel to it. The light is turning a softer shade and the bird songs one can hear in the mornings are becoming more and more frequent as the build-up to Spring starts in earnest. The calls of the Greater Honeyguide, a sure sign of the changing of the seasons, are heard on a daily basis...

Manager’s Report July 2012

WILD PHOTO OF THE MONTH During the month of July we experienced a few cold days, but nothing compared to the rest of South Africa, where snow fell in quite a few areas across the country. Despite the cold weather, we still had amazing sightings to share with our guests. It wasn’t only the big and hairy animals that provided excellent sightings, though! We had more than one amazing sighting that involved our...

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