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Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a one day old baby hippo out the water at Safari Dam. Monday, 15 December 2014 (34ºC, 42mm) Tingana, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill at Marula Bult Central Four Birmingham male lions resting on Old Borehole Road Three buffalo bulls resting at Big Dam A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Sixes Road Moya, the male... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four Majingi male lions resting on Pungwe Island open area. Monday, 8 December 2014 (30ºC) Five Birmingham male lions resting on Rhulani Road A breeding herd of about 300 buffalo’s feeding on Saffron Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seepline Road Three buffalo bulls feeding at Buff Pan Another breeding herd of about twenty... Read more...

Rangers Report November 2014

This was one of the best months, full of laughter, entertainment and loads of excitement. We were really on the edges of our seats at times, as the bush and all of its inhabitants did not stop to amaze us with everything they did. Finally the long wait is over as the bush suddenly came alive with newborn impalas, zebras and warthogs. We are still awaiting the wildebeest calves, but it won’t be... Read more...

Manager’s Report November 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Have you ever looked out of the window and thought, wow, the beauty of nature is breathtaking! I’ve experienced this feeling rather often the past couple of days, as the bush exploded into a landscape of lush green trees and fast growing grass. This all happened just after we received our first downpour for the rainy season. We had some wonderful rainy days this month,... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see sixteen wild dogs moving east from Shirley’s open area Monday, 1 December 2014 (28ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving west from EP driveway One buffalo bull resting at Gaby’s Crossing One Nkuhuma male lion still feeding on his buffalo kill at Simbambili Dam One elephant bull feeding on Zebra Drive Another elephant bull feeding on... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 November 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma male lion feasting on an adult buffalo cow at Simbambili Dam Monday, 24 November 2014 (36ºC, 19mm rain) Thandi, the female leopard, and her two cubs feeding on an impala kill on Gowrie Main Ten buffalo bulls moving north from Gowrie Main Five lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride, at Treehouse Pan Five Birmingham male lions hunting and killing a... Read more...

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