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Big 5 Sightings 20 to 26 October 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two Matimba male lions feeding on a hippo kill at Big Dam. Monday, 20 October 2014 (27ºC) The Breakaway lion pride with two Majingi male lions feeding a buffalo kill on Solar Panel Road A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at Big Dam Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at EP/Manyeleti Crossing Three buffalo bulls feeding... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 October 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a Burrowing Scorpion attacking a Millipede on game drive. Monday, 13 October 2014 (27ºC) Mvula, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill east of Ingwe Pan Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on MM Boundary Bahuti, the male leopard, moving south from Wessels/Hoffmans cutline Two buffalo bulls feeding on Big Dam Link South Four buffalo bulls... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 October 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a big bull elephant feeding on Safari airstrip. Monday, 6 October 2014 (26ºC) One elephant bull feeding on Safari airstrip Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Pungwe Pan One buffalo bull feeding at Treehouse Pan Mvula, the male leopard, resting east of Chitwa airstrip One elephant bull feeding at Serengeti Pan One elephant bull feeding at... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 29 September to 05 October 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Mvula, the male leopard, with an impala kill on Oom Corrie’s Loop. Monday, 29 September 2014 (26ºC) The Breakaway lion pride on a juvenile giraffe kill close to Tamboti Crossing A pack of about 16 wild dogs resting at Safari Dam A breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding on EP/Shirley’s Crossing A breeding herd of about 200 buffaloes feeding on... Read more...

Rangers Report September 2014

At last spring has arrived and all the trees are getting beautiful and colourful flowers and new, green leaves. This month really felt like we were in heaven with the incredible and mind blowing sightings that we experienced. It was really like a beautiful puzzle, each piece just fitting perfectly together. This month a lot of the migrating birds like Yellow billed kites, Steppe eagles,... Read more...

Manager’s Report September 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Spring is in the air and the landscape is slowly changing. Some of the trees around camp are showing off new, small green leaves and before we know it, the whole bush will be transformed into a green oasis. Now that the sun is rising earlier and setting later, we have changed the game drive times to depart earlier in the mornings and later in the afternoons. With the... Read more...

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