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Manager’s Report November 2016

Manager’s Report November 2016

Wow! What happened to the year? At first we were counting down the days till when we would receive our first winter days. Then before you know it the winter season has come and gone and we are yet again in the mid of summer. We had a bit of rain during the month and...

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Rangers Report November 2016

Rangers Report November 2016

Finally, the first baby impala arrived on the 19th and a few days after it was like a baby boom. All the migratory birds are finally back. If you are a keen birder this is the best time for you to be visiting the bush. The weather was absolutely great and we had some...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four Breakaway female lions and twelve cubs feeding on a buffalo kill at Serengeti Pan Monday, 19 December 2016 (34ºC) Two young male lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on an...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 December 2016

The highlight of the weekly sightings was to see two male hippos fighting at Big Dam. Monday, 12 December 2016 (28ºC, 5mm rain) Tiyani, the female leopard, moving west from EP driveway Two buffalo bulls resting on Ikiso Road Two buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Karula, the female leopard’s male cub, resting at Baboon Pan Monday, 5 December 2016 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Impala Road Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Puff Adder...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was Tingana the male leopard drinking water at Red dam Monday, 21 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rocky Road Four members of the Tsalala lion pride resting on Tamboti open area A breeding herd...