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Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a bushbuck kill on EP open area. Monday, 22 February 2016 (27ºC) Lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride of lions chasing after seven buffalo bulls on Parallel Road A breeding herd of about 300 buffaloes feeding on Seepline Road Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a bushbuck kill at EP open... Read more...

Manager’s Report January 2016

Like I always say… Time flies when you’re having fun! It feels like just a few days ago that we had our New Year’s dinner and we are already going into the second month of 2016. At the lodge, we are buzzing as always. January was a very hot month overall and the rain we received was indeed a huge relief. We never expected after the drought we’ve experienced that after having less... Read more...

Rangers Report January 2016

What a way to start off 2016! We had such a great time, with some awesome sightings this month. The weather, on the other hand, was a rollercoaster ride. We were blessed with some rain in our area and although it was only 52mm in total, it was still enough to help the new shoots of grass to generate growth. Once again there was a heat wave that came through, which pushed the temperatures into the... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a male cheetah resting at Gowrie Main. Monday, 15 February 2016 (37ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub still feeding on the impala kill at Old Bushcamp A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult North A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding on Rhulani Road Another breeding herd of about 150 buffaloes feeding on... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a breeding herd of about 150 buffaloes resting on EP open area Monday, 8 February 2016 (33ºC) Two elephant bulls feeding on EP airstrip A breeding herd of about eighty buffaloes moving east from Boundary Pan A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rhulani Road Thandi, the female leopard, resting up in a tree west of Mhisi Mati Another... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 1 – 7 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of thirteen wild dogs playing in the water at Treehouse Pan   Monday, 1 February 2016 (35ºC) One buffalo bull resting in Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing One elephant bull feeding on EP airstrip Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on a baby zebra east of Boerbean Pan One Birmingham male lion resting at Chitwa Dam One buffalo bull feeding around... Read more...

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