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Manager’s Report March 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Well!! It happened for the fourth time in a row. But with the exception of this year not taking place during January, but March instead! I am sure you must know what I am about to say? Yes, you are right… It flooded once again! We sat around the breakfast table a while back and commented that at least it did not flood this year… Well, me and my big mouth! Less than a week later the...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the 3 Styx lion pride cubs playing around in the rain.   Monday, 7 April 2014 (31ºC)  Four sub-adult Styx lions resting on Seef’s Pan Road One elephant bull feeding on Horseshoe open area Two buffalo bulls resting on Simbambili Firebreak Two Styx female lions and their three cubs resting east of Safari airstrip One buffalo bull resting east of Safari airstrip One...

Big 5 Sightings 31 March to 06 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Styx lion pride drinking water north of 2nd Windmill Pan   Monday, 31 March 2014 (28ºC, 14mm rain) The Styx lion pride resting north of 2nd Windmill Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West Solo, the male lion, resting on Horseshoe open area Robson’s, the male leopard, moving south from Wetpatch Road Tingana, the male leopard,...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 March 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was too have Solo, the male lion, resting on our airstrip   Monday, 24 March 2014 (29 ºC) Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Wetpatch Road Twelve wild dogs moving west from Wetpatch Road The Styx lion pride moving south on Madash Road One elephant bull feeding on Safari driveway   Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (32 ºC) The Styx lion pride resting on Madash Road Two...

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 March 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, drinking water in a river bed.   Monday, 17 March 2014 (33ºC, 1mm rain) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Rampan open area Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from EP/Simbambili cutline   Tuesday, 18 March 2014 (25ºC) One elephant bull feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline The Styx lion pride resting on Road...

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