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Manager’s Report February 2018

Manager’s Report February 2018

The shortest month of the year came and went in the blink of an eye. We had loads of wonderful game drive sightings, had some maintenance projects and also celebrated many staff birthdays. We experienced some strange weather patterns as well. We had very hot, humid...

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Rangers Report February 2018

Rangers Report February 2018

This month was very exciting, with incredible game viewing opportunities. The average maximum temperature for the month was 32°C, with a wonderful 86mm of rain. We had several wild dog sightings again this month. With our resident hyena clan, we are always guaranteed...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 April 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was: Xidulu the female leopard meeting a wilddog while chasing the same impala   Monday,23 April 2018 (32ºC) Tiyani the female leopard walking along Pungwe Island crossing The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Simbambili firebreak road...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 April

Highlight of the week was the Avoca male lions    Monday, 16 April 2018 (29ºC)   A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ngala open Moya the female leopard cub on a Impala kill at Leopard drift road Two buffalo bulls resting at Pungwe island Nkuhuma pride...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 April

The Big 5 highlight of the week was, Sibuye the female leopard and her Cub   Monday,9 April 2018 (29ºC) Styx pride of lions resting South of Ingwe pan Hosanna the male leopard on a grey duiker kill at Mike’s kitchen One elephant bull walking on Rhino midden road One...

Big 5 Sightings 2 to 8 April

Monday,2 April 2018 (29ºC)   Ingrid dam the female leopard resting at Chestnut Open Area A breeding herd of about 40 elephants walking west from Horseshoe Open A breeding herd of about ten buffalos resting at Drongo North Road Xidulu the female leopard resting at...

Big 5 Sightings 26 March to 1 April

Monday,26 March  2018 (32ºC) Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Puffader Road Tsalala pride of lions resting at Serengeti Pan A pack of 8 wild dogs resting at 2nd Windmill Road One buffalo bull walking along Rhino Ring South A breeding herd of about 20 elephants...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 March

Monday, 19 March 2018 (36ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard still feeding on the impala kill east of Elephant Plains airstrip One young lioness moving east from Big Dam A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rhino Pan Road Two buffalo bulls resting in the water...

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