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Elephant Charge

Posted on Sun August 7, 2011.

At Umlani we try to show our guests the bush from various perspectives and walking allows us to take a look at a lot of the smaller things that we often drive past on the game drives.

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Umlani Bushcamp wins bush banquet for the third year in a row

Posted on Sat June 25, 2011.

The banquet is held in aid of the schools "Reach Across" community education programme.

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Umlani Bushcamp recognised for environmental consciousness

Posted on Sat June 25, 2011.

Marco Schiess, owner of Umlani Bushcamp, says "Ian Player has been an inspiration to me all my life, my association with the Wilderness Leadership School has formed the principles by which we run Umlani. It is a great honour for me to be certified by the Wilderness Foundation as the Green Leaf standard is everything that Umlani stands for".

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Black Rhino Movement

Posted on Sat June 25, 2011.

A black rhino bull brought in from Swaziland last year has been seen on the Keer-Keer and Umlani properties in February 2010. There are still constant sightings of black rhino on Birmingham, which is very positive and shows that within the next few years black rhino will be a more common sight in Timbavati.

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Ranger Diaries March 2011 - April 2011

Posted on Sat April 30, 2011.

The month started with a bang with three cheetahs successfully killing two impala right in front of our game viewers. It was quite a surprise to all who witnessed it as initially the cheetah were just lounging around completely disinterested in the herd of impala grazing in the distance. We were fortunate
enough to watch the cheetah in full speed as they chased, turning at the slightest change in direction of the chosen impala, and caught their prey..

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