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Manager’s Report August 2017

Manager’s Report August 2017

August is the month of leaves!  At first, we thought that we welcomed the beginning of spring a bit earlier this year. But just as we got comfortable with the idea of the pleasant spring days, we were surprised by some very chilly winds during the last few days of the...

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Rangers Report August 2017

Rangers Report August 2017

It is strange how the unexpected can happen at any time and any place. The month started off with a bang and everything was out and about, going really well, until that one day. As most of you know by now Salayexe, our resident female leopard, passed away on the 18th...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 03 to 09 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the 16 members of the Breakaway/ Mhangene lion pride and two of the Majingi male lions in our area.   Monday, 3 July 2017 (26ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Kimbians Crossing Styx lion pride feeding on a...

Big 5 Sightings 26 June to 02 July 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the tailless female and her new cubs resting on the sand north of Our Fathers Crossing Monday, 26 June 2017 (26ºC) Moya the female leopard and her cub moving west from Big Dam. Tingana the male leopard resting east of Tree...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 June 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Wetpatch Road. Monday, 19 June 2017 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from Safari Dam Two lionesses from the Tsalala pride resting with their six cubs on...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 June 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Nchila, the female leopard, resting up in a tree with Nsele, the female leopard, resting under the tree and Salayexe, the female leopard, resting close by on Sawmill Road   Monday, 12 June 2017 (28ºC) Three lionesses from the...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 June 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pangolin moving west from Ngala open area. Monday, 5 June 2017 (28ºC) Five lions from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs and one Birmingham male lion on Simbambili/Safari cutline One elephant bull drinking water at...

Big 5 Sightings 29 May to 04 June 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pack of seven wild dogs having a standoff with two spotted hyenas at Pungwe open area. Monday, 29 May 2017 (23ºC) One elephant bull feeding on Rhino Midden Road Three lions from the Styx pride resting with six cubs south of...

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