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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 12 to 18 November

The highlight of the week was to see Young Ingrid Dam female leopard Monday,12 November 2018 (34ºC) A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding at Five Way Junction Tiyani the female leopard resting in a tree at Simbambili Firebreak Two Ximungwe lionesses and one...

Big 5 sightings 05 to 11 November

The highlight of the week, was to see a young pangolin foraging for ants just before sunset   Monday, 05 November 2018 (36ºC) Xidulu, the female leopard, resting on Xihumbane Road. Two elephant bulls feeding on Simbambili Fire break. A pack of four wild dogs and...

Big 5 Sightings 29 October to 04 November

Monday 29 October, 2018 (37ºC) Xidulu the female leopard, feeding on a duiker kill on MMM North The Nkuhuma pride, three young Mhangene pride and one of the young Talamati males resting on Gowrie Main Road A breeding herd of elephants feeding on EP open area  ...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 27 October

The highlight of the week was the female cheetah and her two subadult cubs hunting and killing an impala female on Bushcamp East Monday, 22 October 2018 (24ºC) Moya, the female leopard eating her duiker kill at Londoz Drift Six members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions,...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 October

The highlight of the week was four adults and four young wild dogs playing on Safari air strip.    Monday, 15 October 2018 (36ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard feeding on an impala at Jozi Road Xidulu, the female leopard walking along Pommies Pan Road Hukumuri,...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 October

The highlight of the week was four of the Nkuhuma pride of lions and two unknown male lions on a Giraffe kill Monday, 08 October 2018 (29ºC) One buffalo bull resting at Picinini Pan About twelve buffalo bulls resting at Rhino Pan Five members of the Nkuhuma pride of...

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