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Manager’s Report May 2018

Manager’s Report May 2018

  We are at that time of the year again, winter has arrived! The bush is wearing its winter coat once again! We have the blankets and hot water bottles back on the game drive vehicles and game viewing has been spectacular! The trees and grass are not as lush...

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Rangers Report May 2018

Rangers Report May 2018

This month was one for the record books. We had a great time with awesome weather and spectacular sightings. The day temperature was very pleasant, with only a few days where the temperature went as high as 33-34°C. The average maximum temperature for the month was...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 22 April 2019

The highlight of the week was seeing the young Ingrid dam female leopard after a few months of her being far in the West. Photo by Dawie Lombard Monday, 15 April 2019 (34ºC) One elephant bull drinking water at Boundary PanA breeding herd of three hundred buffalos...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 April 2019

The highlight of the week was cheetah killing impala in front of the lodge. Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday,08 April 2019 (27ºC) One female cheetah hunting impala on Makhulu Open AreaA pack of eleven Africa Wild Dog on an impala kill at Misi Mati Xidulu, the female...

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 April 2019

The highlight of the week was Moya & Hukumuri mating Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday, 01 April 2019 (38ºC) 2mm Tiyani, the female leopard with her impala kill on Marula Built RoadOne buffalo bull mobile on Nyati Bamba RoadOne elephant bull drinking on Nyati Bamba...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 31 March 2019

The highlight of the week was Tiyani and Moya female leopards having a territorial dispute Monday, 25 March 2019 (38ºC) Tyani, the female leopard having a standoff with Moya, the female leopard at Kudu Drift RoadTiyani, the female leopard’s cub resting at the Pungwe...

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 March 2019

The highlight of the week was Xidulu, the female leopard, catching a scrub hare Photo by G v/d Westhuizen Monday, 18 March 2019 (32ºC) Four elephant bulls feeding around Guarri CentralOne elephant bull walking along MilkberryA breeding herd of about one hundred...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 14 March 2019

The highlight of the week was Xidulu (the female leopard), and her cubs, feeding on a bushbuck kill Photo by G v/d Westhuizen Monday, 11 March 2019 (32ºC) Four members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Sixes RoadAnother four members of the Nkuhuma pride of...

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