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Manager’s Report November 2017

Manager’s Report November 2017

The final countdown has arrived… just one more month until we welcome the new year. With the bush now once again wearing its bright summer colours, we are looking forward to an eventful summer! Game viewing has been amazing and with all the new babies that were born...

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Rangers Report November 2017

Rangers Report November 2017

  Finally, the long wait is over and the first babies of the season started arriving during November. The first impalas arrived between 10 and 13 November. November is the start of the rainy season and that directly translates into baby season. The majority of the...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

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...

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...

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