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Manager’s Report October 2017

Manager’s Report October 2017

Wow! What happened to the year!? It feels like 2017 started yesterday and now we only have two months to go before the end of the year. I guess you can say that “time flies when you’re having fun!” There is always lots of fun to be had in the bush. We had a little bit...

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Rangers Report October 2017

Rangers Report October 2017

What an awesome time out in the bush. The temperatures were pleasant most of the time, but the month ended with a heat wave of note! The average maximum temperature for October was a wonderful 32°C. We were once again on the tip of our seats, with all the amazing...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 27 October

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 27 October

The highlight of the week was the female cheetah and her two subadult cubs hunting and killing an impala female on Bushcamp East Monday, 22 October 2018 (24ºC) Moya, the female leopard eating her duiker kill at Londoz Drift Six members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions,...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 October

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 October

The highlight of the week was four adults and four young wild dogs playing on Safari air strip.    Monday, 15 October 2018 (36ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard feeding on an impala at Jozi Road Xidulu, the female leopard walking along Pommies Pan Road Hukumuri,...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 October

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 October

The highlight of the week was four of the Nkuhuma pride of lions and two unknown male lions on a Giraffe kill Monday, 08 October 2018 (29ºC) One buffalo bull resting at Picinini Pan About twelve buffalo bulls resting at Rhino Pan Five members of the Nkuhuma pride of...

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 October

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 October

The highlight of the week was The Nkuhuma pride of lions stealing the nyala kill from Hukumuri the male leopard Monday, 01 October 2018 (32ºC) Xidulu the female leopard feeding on her impala kill on Shinzele Road A breeding herd of elephants feeding on Xidulu Road A...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 September

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 September

The Big 5 highlight of the week was the two lionesses of the Ximungwe pride stealing the impala kill from the wild dogs   Monday, 24 September 2018 (29ºC) A breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding on Simbambili Dam Road Another breeding herd of about 20...

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 21 September

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 21 September

The highlight of the week was the wild dogs running with eight young pups close to the hyena den.   Monday,17 September 2018 (39ºC) Hukumuri, the male leopard, drinking water at Big Dam. The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Pump Track Road with unknown young...

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