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Lions!!!!!

Lions!!!!!

Today we decided we would go and look for a leopard as it was the only big animal my guests haven’t seen. There were some light drizzles of rain so I thought it would be a quiet day! We went a long a road that had a couple of mud pans and only after 20 minutes drive...
Great sightings

Great sightings

Last night’s drive started with a sighting of our big herd of buffalo in the south of the reserve. It was still quite hot and they were competing for shade under some acacia trees. They were all very close and shoving each other out of the way to get some space! We...

Leopard Mating

Last night we were lucky enough to find a large male leopard – we followed him as he chased and killed a warthog. He ate his fill and then slept peacefully nearby. The solitary leopard is extremely difficult to spot in the wild. It is renowned for its sharp vision and...

Little Lions

Last night I went out to look for some lions. My guests were really looking forward to seeing one (or more). So I went out to areas where my fellow rangers had seen lions or their tracks that morning. I came up with nothing for a long time until me and Calvin found...

The Ghostly Leopard

Recently Tim and I were guiding a group of Dutch tourists for three days and by day two we had seen all of the big five except for leopard. Predictably the guests started asking about leopard. I explained that because of their shy and solitary habit, they are the the...

Lion vs Buffalo

After a few days of persistent bad weather, everyone was happy when the sun finaly broke through late yesterday afternoon.   First we encountered some rhino on the afternoon game drive, which was good news as rhino do not seem to like the cold weather; and we had seen...

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