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Big 5 Sightings 23 February to 01 March 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Birmingham male lions stalking buffaloes at Simbambili Dam. Monday, 23 February 2015 (32ºC) • Quarantine, the male leopard, moving south from Wessels old driveway • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Little Gowrie driveway • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West • Two buffalo bulls... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow the female leopard, moving east with her cub on Zebra Drive. Monday, 16 February 2015 (27ºC) The Breakaway lion pride, resting in Shirley’s Crossing Two buffalo bulls feeding close to Serengeti Crossing A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP driveway Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on MMM South Shadow, the female leopard,... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see fifteen wild dogs hunting blue wildebeests on Wetpatch open area.   Monday, 9 February 2015 (33ºC) One elephant bull feeding on Our Southern Boundary Five Birmingham male lions resting at Pommies Pan Anderson, the male leopard, resting at Shirley’s Crossing Four buffalo bulls resting at Simbambili open area Nsele, the female leopard, and her two... Read more...

Manager’s Report January 2015

Time flies when you’re having fun! It feels as if we just said our goodbyes to 2014 and already we are moving into the second month of 2015. Whether you are back at work, or school, I hope the year has been a good one so far! We all know the expression “the grass is always greener on the other side…” Now, in our case, the grass is not only greener, but also much, much longer.... Read more...

Rangers Report January 2015

It’s hard to believe that the first month of the year 2015 has flown by so fast. Although I have to say, what a fantastic start to the New Year with all the great sightings and weather that we had! We had a few really hot days, where the average maximum temperature for the month was 30°C. There were many days where there was a lot of cloud build up, but then the hot sun just burned it off... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 02 to 08 February 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the five Birmingham male lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Simbambili Firebreak. Monday, 2 February 2015 (26ºC) Five Birmingham male lions resting on Shimboma Road A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo’s feeding on Madash Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area Tingana, the male leopard, moving east from Knob... Read more...

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