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Manager’s Report June 2017

Manager’s Report June 2017

Note from the webmaster: We've been working on upgrading the Big 5 Blog the past few months, and for this reason we have not been able to publish our regular manager- and ranger reports. We apologise for this but hope that you will enjoy the flood of news that has...

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Rangers Report June 2017

Rangers Report June 2017

It is hard to imagine that we are half way through the year, when it still feels like we celebrated new year’s yesterday. I now know why people always say that time flies when you are having fun! The winter is finally here and we had a few very crisp mornings and some...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 August 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pangolin foraging at Tamboti Crossing. Monday, 7 August 2017 (23ºC) • One Matimba male lion resting on Mfezi open area • Tiyani, the female leopard, stalking a steenbok close to Kudu Drift • Ten members of the Nkuhuma lion...

Sightings 31 July to 06 August 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Mvula, the male leopard, moving east on Simbambili Firebreak Monday, 31 July 2017 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Eastern Bank Manyeleti A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at...

Big 5 Sightings 24 – 30 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of twelve wild dogs hunting impala’s on Serengeti open area   Monday, 24 July 2017 (29ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, hunting impala’s at Pungwe Island Crossing Hosana, the young male leopard, hunting impalas at...

Big 5 Sightings 17 – 23 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was Salayexe, the female leopard, mating with Anderson, the male leopard, on Sawmill open area   Monday, 17 July 2017 (28ºC) A elephant bull drinking water at EP open area A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Mamba...

Big 5 Sightings 10 to 16 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Two lionesses from the Tsalala pride resting with their two cubs at Big Dam.   Monday, 10 July 2017 (31ºC) Two Birmingham male lions stalking a buffalo bull around Serengeti Pan Two Birmingham male lions and one Nkuhuma...

Big 5 Sightings 03 to 09 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the 16 members of the Breakaway/ Mhangene lion pride and two of the Majingi male lions in our area.   Monday, 3 July 2017 (26ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Kimbians Crossing Styx lion pride feeding...