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Manager’s Report March 2017

Manager’s Report March 2017

Wild photo of the month by Alan and Gaynor Castle, UK We are already through the first quarter of the year and the days just keep coming! March is the month where you first notice the season changing but with the high rainfall we had, the bush is not yet transforming...

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Rangers Report March 2017

Rangers Report March 2017

It was yet another spectacular month to be out in the bush. The sightings were action packed and full of surprises. The general game like zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, kudu, waterbuck and so much more came out to play and provided some really memorable sightings! We...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 February

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 February

Monday, 19 February 2018 (`33ºC)   A pack of eight Wilddogs moving East from Leeu Kuil A herd of about Twenty Elephants moving North from Big Dam Hukumuri the male leopard moving North from Baboons Pan A breeding herd of about 300 Buffalos moving South over...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 February

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 February

Monday, 12 February 2018 (`34ºC)   Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on Wetpatch open area Eight wild dogs having a stand off with ten hyenas on on Chestnut open area A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on EP open area One elephant bull drinking...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 February

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 February

Monday, 5 February 2018 (34ºC) Pack of ten Wilddogs running south of Mhisi Mati Sibuye the female leopard resting on Hofmans Wessels cutline Six Buffalo bulls walking on Ekiso Road One Elephant bull at Safari Open Area Hosana the young male Leopard drinking water...

Big five sightings 29 January to 4 February

Big five sightings 29 January to 4 February

Monday, 29 January 2018 (38ºC) The Styx lion pride resting on Grass Cut Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Kudu Drift Six buffalo bulls resting on Milkberry Road Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP open area Ten buffalo...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 January 2018

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 January 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Hukumuri male leopard   Monday, 15 January 2018 (35ºC) Hukumuri, the male leopard scent marking on Xidulu Road Six buffalo bulls resting in the water at Kraaines Pan A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding...

Big 5 Sightings 1 to 7 January 2018

Big 5 Sightings 1 to 7 January 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one of the Birmingham male lions drinking water at Rhulani mud wallow Monday, 1 January 2018 (25ºC) The Styx lion pride resting on Airport Link Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on her kudu kill at Kimbeans crossing The...

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