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Manager’s Report October 2017

Manager’s Report October 2017

Wow! What happened to the year!? It feels like 2017 started yesterday and now we only have two months to go before the end of the year. I guess you can say that “time flies when you’re having fun!” There is always lots of fun to be had in the bush. We had a little bit...

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Rangers Report October 2017

Rangers Report October 2017

What an awesome time out in the bush. The temperatures were pleasant most of the time, but the month ended with a heat wave of note! The average maximum temperature for October was a wonderful 32°C. We were once again on the tip of our seats, with all the amazing...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 December 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to witness the spectacular interaction between a pack of wild dogs and the resident hyena clan   Monday, 11 December 2017 (28ºC) Hosana, the young male leopard and Kuchava, the female leopard having a standoff on One Eye Pan Road...

Big 5 Sightings 03 to 10 December 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Hosana, the young male leopard, stalking a hyena around Wessels Old Driveway.   Monday, 4 December 2017 (37ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on the northern side of EP airstrip Young Ingrid’s Dam female leopard with a...

Big 5 Sightings 20 to 26 November 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the mating lions Monday, 20 November 2017 (34ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard resting on Ximungwe Road All the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Rhulani Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rhulani Road...

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 November 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tiyani, the female leopard in a tree with her Bushbuck kill just outside our camp in front of one of the rooms. Monday, 13 November 2017 (26ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Rhino Midden Road Two...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 13 November 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Hosana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Little Gowrie/Hoffman’s Cutline Monday, 6 November 2017 (38ºC) Hosana, the male leopard, hunting impalas at Baboon Pan One Birmingham male lion resting north of Wessels...

Big 5 Sightings 30 October to 05 November 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma lion pride having a stand off with a buffalo bull at Picanini Utah Pan Monday, 30 October 2017 (29ºC, 2mm) A pack of eight wild dogs resting on Sawmill Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Ekiso...

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