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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...

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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 05 to 11 November

The highlight of the week, was to see a young pangolin foraging for ants just before sunset   Monday, 05 November 2018 (36ºC) Xidulu, the female leopard, resting on Xihumbane Road. Two elephant bulls feeding on Simbambili Fire break. A pack of four wild dogs and...

Big 5 Sightings 29 October to 04 November

Big 5 Sightings 29 October to 04 November

Monday 29 October, 2018 (37ºC) Xidulu the female leopard, feeding on a duiker kill on MMM North The Nkuhuma pride, three young Mhangene pride and one of the young Talamati males resting on Gowrie Main Road A breeding herd of elephants feeding on EP open area  ...

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...

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