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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...

Big 5 Sightings 30 November to 06 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a baby elephant enjoying a good mud bath. The whole herd came down to the mud wallow to cool down from the scorching sun. The baby elephant took full advantage of this as he flopped down into the mud and started rolling around.   Monday, 30 November 2015 (35ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub resting at Kraaines Two lionesses, of the... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 November 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard and Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub all up in a tree with an impala kill on EP/Shirley’s Cutline.   Monday, 2015 (30ºC) The Tsalala lion pride, resting on A-main A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Parallel Road Two elephant bulls, feeding on Mafufunyana Road One buffalo bull feeding on... Read more...

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