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SIGHTINGS BLOG- Lions at camp

Posted on Tue September 18, 2018.

LAST NIGHT THE WATERHOLE IN FRONT OF THE CAMP WAS A HIVE OF LION ACTIVITY, WITH US SEEING THE TWO MBIRI MALES QUENCHING THEIR THIRST AFTER FEEDING ON A GIRAFFE CARCASS NEARBY, THEY WERE LATER JOINED BY THE 4 MYAMBULA LIONESSES AND THEY SPENT THE REST OF THE EVENING LOUNGING AROUND AND REPEATEDLY MOVING TO THE WATER TO DRINK OFFERING AN AMAZING SIGHTING AND INCREDIBLE PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES.

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Umlani Captured In Photos –August 2018

Posted on Fri August 31, 2018.

“I dream of vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses. We must never forget that it is our duty to protect the environment.” Nelson Mandela

August saw the bush getting more and more dry, and with that the animals congregate around sources of water. This meant that finding incredible sightings was made slightly easier with the Zebinine pride as well as the Ross pride following the big herds of buffalo frequenting Marcos dam.

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LION UPDATE- Mbiri males and Myambula pride

Posted on Mon August 6, 2018.

As mentioned in our last monthly highlights blog, the Mbiri males have been spending a lot of time to the south of our traversing of late, on a few occasions they have been seen with the Myambula pride, a pride that reside and hold territory to the south of our boundaries and only every now and then making incursions to the north.

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Umlani captured in photos- July 2018

Posted on Mon July 30, 2018.

Everything you see exists together, in a delicate balance...You need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures- The Lion King

The month of July yielded many great sightings yet again, we have been lucky enough to catch our first glimpse of the Zebinine pride cubs, leopards have been out and about and guests were even lucky enough to see the extremely rare Pangolin...ONE TWO OCCASIONS!!
I will let the pictures speak for themselves, in this months edition of our highlights blog.

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Umlani Captured In Photos- June 2018

Posted on Tue June 26, 2018.

"IT'S REALLY BEAUTIFUL, IT FEELS LIKE GOD VISITS EVERYWHERE ELSE, BUT LIVES IN AFRICA"- Will Smith

JUNE HAS BEEN A SPECTACULAR MONTH YET AGAIN FOR GAME VIEWING WITH US HAVING SOME OF THE BEST SIGHTINGS IN A LONG TIME. FROM LIONS TO THE RETURN OF THE BUFFALO HERDS. IT IS CLEAR THAT WINTER HAS SET IN AS THE BUSH BEGINS TO DIE DOWN, GREENS FADE TO BROWNS AND WITH THAT THE SIGHTINGS TEND TO INCREASE. IT IS DEFINITELY WORTH IT BRAVING THE COLD WINTER CHILLS THAT COME WITH SAFARIS AT THIS TIME OF YEAR.
ENJOY THE IMAGES CAPTURING THE HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE MONTHS GAME DRIVES.

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