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Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2015 to 03 January 201...

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of about fifteen wild dogs drinking water at Simbambili Dam. Monday, 28 December 2015 (33ºC) Tsakani, the female leopard, moving south from A-main Two Birmingham male lions resting at Ingwe Pan A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding at Mhisi Mati One elephant bull drinking water at Treehouse Pan Three Birmingham male lions chasing a... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pangolin foraging for termites around one of the waterholes Monday, 21 December 2015 (39ºC) Two Birmingham male lions and one lioness of the Styx pride resting at Treehouse Pan Tsakani, the female leopard, resting on A-main A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Little Gowrie driveway One buffalo bull resting at Baboon Pan Five buffalo... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of wild dogs playing with a few buffalo bulls by running around them and biting their heels. Monday, 14 December 2015 (28ºC, 2mm rain) A pack of twelve wild dogs feeding on an impala on Bushcamp East A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Sixes Road Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub moving north on Sixes Road Three Birmingham... Read more...

Manager’s Report November 2015

The final countdown has arrived… Just one more month till we welcome a brand new year. With the bush now once again wearing its bright summer colours, we are looking forward to an eventful summer! Game viewing has been amazing and with all the new babies born this month, there is never a dull moment out on game drive. Each year November, we have a “birding day” at the lodge... Read more...

Rangers Report November 2015

What an unforgettable month this was in all aspects of the game. This month was really a photographers, or bird watchers dream. We had two awesome sightings of a male cheetah that moved through our area. We were fortunate to see wild dogs on several occasions. There were also two different packs that moved through our area, causing havoc amongst the impala herds. The weather was up and down from... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 7 to 13 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one Birmingham male lion, mating with one Styx female lioness, at Ingwe Pan.   Monday, 7 December 2015 (34ºC, 20 mm) One Birmingham male lion, mating with one Styx female lioness at Ingwe Pan Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub resting up in a tree north of EP Lodge A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seef’s Pan Road Two... Read more...

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