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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 Five Sighting – 19-25 August 2019

Big Five Sighting – 19-25 August 2019

The highlight of the week was Anderson, the male leopard and Xinzele, the female leopard chased of an impala kill by a clan of hyenas that were then chased off the kill by the Othawa male lion on Impala road Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday 19th August, 2019 (26ºC)...

Big Five Sightings 11-18 August 2019

Big Five Sightings 11-18 August 2019

The highlight of the week was Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on an impala kill at Ram Pan Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday, 12 August 2019 (38ºC) Saseka, the young female leopard hiding in a tree to get away from hyenaOne honey badger running along...

Big 5 Sightings 5-11 August 2019

Big 5 Sightings 5-11 August 2019

The highlight of the week was Saseka, the newly named young female leopard caught a baby nyala on Shirley’s Open Area Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday, 05 August 2019 (28ºC) A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on EP airstripTwo Ximungwe lionesses resting at...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 July 2019

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 July 2019

The highlight of the week was three Avoca male lions and the Nkuhuma pride of lions on a buffalo kill Photo by Chade Gelderman Monday, 22 July 2019 (24ºC) Two African wild dogs at Simbambili DamTwo Avoca male lions and seven Nkuhuma pride members resting near Pungwe...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 July 2019

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 July 2019

The highlight of the week was seeing the new Nkuhuma pride cubs resting near the lodge Photo by Chade Gelderman Monday, 15 July 2019 (27º C) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking at Serengeti PanTiyani, the female leopard, and her cub resting near...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 July 2019

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 July 2019

The highlight of the week was nine members of the Styx lion pride attempting to hunt buffalo along Londolozi Boundary Photo by Chade Gelderman Monday, 08 July 2019 (28ºC) Makhomsava, the female leopard, walking along Londolozi BoundaryFive members of the Nkuhuma pride...

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