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Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on EP Delivery Road.   Monday, 21 April 2014 (30ºC)  The Breakaway lion pride feeding on an Aardvark on Rhino Pan Road The Styx lion pride resting on Parallel open area A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on 16th Crossing Road Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see all four Majingilane male lions resting on Ingwe open area.   Monday, 14 April 2014 (30ºC)  A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on A-main Four elephant bulls feeding at Knobthorn pan Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ncombe Road One buffalo bull resting on Kudu Drift The Styx lion pride resting close to Wessel’s...

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,...

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