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Big 5 Sightings 28 April to 04 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see twelve wild dogs hunting and killing a bushbuck on Mamba Road.   Monday, 28 April 2014 (24ºC) The Styx lion pride resting north of Safari driveway Shadow, the female leopard, moving north with her cub from Seef’s Pan Road Mvula, the male leopard, moving west from Gowrie Main Two elephant bulls feeding on EP/Manyeleti cutline One buffalo bull... Read more...

Beauty Secrets you probably never knew…

• Coconut water can help your skin get back that healthy glow. • Apply some toothpaste on your acne before you go to bed. It should help to reduce swelling and dry out the pimple. • To help with puffy eyes, peel a raw potato and cut it in half. Place the halves over your eyes for 10 minutes. The potato will cool your eyes and any swelling will decrease. • For a natural look, try using... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on EP Delivery Road.   Monday, 21 April 2014 (30ºC)  The Breakaway lion pride feeding on an Aardvark on Rhino Pan Road The Styx lion pride resting on Parallel open area A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on 16th Crossing Road Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see all four Majingilane male lions resting on Ingwe open area.   Monday, 14 April 2014 (30ºC)  A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on A-main Four elephant bulls feeding at Knobthorn pan Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ncombe Road One buffalo bull resting on Kudu Drift The Styx lion pride resting close to... Read more...

Manager’s Report March 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Well!! It happened for the fourth time in a row. But with the exception of this year not taking place during January, but March instead! I am sure you must know what I am about to say? Yes, you are right… It flooded once again! We sat around the breakfast table a while back and commented that at least it did not flood this year… Well, me and my big mouth! Less than a... Read more...

Rangers Report March 2014

This month was once again full of surprises, action and so much more! We really had a lot of rain, 365mm in total, which resulted in some massive flooding that was quite uncommon for this time of the year. All this water made driving both on and off the roads somewhat of a challenge, but that did not stop us from going out and enjoying some very good sightings. The average maximum temperature was... Read more...

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