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Manager’s Report January 2018

Manager’s Report January 2018

Like I always say: “Time flies, when you’re having fun!”   It feels like just a few days ago that we had our new year's dinner and we are already going into the second month of 2018. By now, I am sure that most people are back home after the festive season. Some might...

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Rangers Report January 2018

Rangers Report January 2018

We could not ask for a better way to kick off 2018. It was an absolute pleasure to be out in the bush this month. The sightings were phenomenal and there was never a dull moment. The weather was up and down, but the rain was a huge, welcome relieve. The average...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 March 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to spend some quality time with Sebuye and her two small cubs.   Monday, 12 March 2018 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road Eleven sub adult lions of the Mhangene pride chasing the Styx pride of...

Big 5 Sightings 05 – 11 March 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tiyani the female leopard   Monday, 5 March 2018 (36 ºC) A breeding herd of about five elephants walking on Wetpatch Road Styx pride of lions and one Birmingham male lion resting at Eagle owl crossing A pack of nine Wild dogs...

Big 5 Sightings 26 February to 04 March

Monday, 26 February 2018 (24ºC)   Ingrid dam the female leopard and her cub resting on londoz Boundary Road Xidulu the female leopard on a Impala kill at Tamboti Open Area A breeding heard of about fifteen Elephants walking on Puffadder Road Three Ground Horn bills at...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 February

Monday, 19 February 2018 (`33ºC)   A pack of eight Wilddogs moving East from Leeu Kuil A herd of about Twenty Elephants moving North from Big Dam Hukumuri the male leopard moving North from Baboons Pan A breeding herd of about 300 Buffalos moving South over Chitwa...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 February

Monday, 12 February 2018 (`34ºC)   Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on Wetpatch open area Eight wild dogs having a stand off with ten hyenas on on Chestnut open area A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on EP open area One elephant bull drinking water...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 February

Monday, 5 February 2018 (34ºC) Pack of ten Wilddogs running south of Mhisi Mati Sibuye the female leopard resting on Hofmans Wessels cutline Six Buffalo bulls walking on Ekiso Road One Elephant bull at Safari Open Area Hosana the young male Leopard drinking water...

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