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Manager’s Report January 2017

Manager’s Report January 2017

Like I always say: “time flies when you’re having fun!   It feels like just a few days ago, that we had our New Year’s dinner and we are already going into the second month of 2017. By now, I am sure most people are back home after the festive season. Some might be...

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Rangers Report January 2017

Rangers Report January 2017

What an awesome way to kick off the new year! The day temperatures were like a roller coaster with a few cold days followed by a few hot days. We were once again blessed with wonderful rain this month. This gave all the plants a massive boost. We had 144mm of rain,...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four Breakaway female lions and twelve cubs feeding on a buffalo kill at Serengeti Pan Monday, 19 December 2016 (34ºC) Two young male lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on an...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 December 2016

The highlight of the weekly sightings was to see two male hippos fighting at Big Dam. Monday, 12 December 2016 (28ºC, 5mm rain) Tiyani, the female leopard, moving west from EP driveway Two buffalo bulls resting on Ikiso Road Two buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Karula, the female leopard’s male cub, resting at Baboon Pan Monday, 5 December 2016 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Impala Road Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Puff Adder...

Big 5 Sightings 28 November to 04 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs on Horseshoe East.   Monday, 28 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about ten buffaloes feeding on Rhino Ring South Four lions from the Tsalala pride...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was Tingana the male leopard drinking water at Red dam Monday, 21 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rocky Road Four members of the Tsalala lion pride resting on Tamboti open area A breeding herd...

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