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SAFARI SIGHTINGS 7 – 13 November ’21

Big 5 Safari Sightings for the week 7 – 13 November 2021   Sunday 7 November 2021   2 Young Male Lions (Kudyela Pride)  sleeping near Mangwa Road 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Impalabos/Hearnes Cutline 25+ Elephants feeding near Cement Pipe Road 25+ Elephants feeding near Van Wyk Tranke 2 Male Lions (Masungulu Males)  feeding […]


The importance of playing

Lions, and the importance of having fun   Youngsters of all species enjoy a good time. In humans we often use it as a bonding experience, as stress relief or simply just to pass the time. It is similar within the animal kingdom, but in predators it also serves a larger and more important role. […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 17 – 23 October ’21

Big 5 Safari Sightings for the week 17 – 23 October 2021   Monday 18 October 2021   20+ Elephants feeding around Pondoro Main 1 Large Elephant bull (Ezulwini) feeding near Kambaku Road 30+ Elephants feeding near Bakstein Weg 1 Male Leopard heading West from Barnard Cutline 2 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Olifants Main […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4 – 10 October ’21

Big 5 Safari Sightings for the week 4 – 10 October 2021   Monday 4 October 2021   No game drive   Tuesday 5 October 2021   No game drive   Wednesday 6 October 2021   20+ Elephants feeding around Koppie Road 1 Black Rhino bull drinking from Van Wyk Tranke 3 Lionessed (Kudyela Pride) […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13-19 SEP ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 – 19 Sep ’21 Monday 13 Sep 2021 10+ Elephants feeding at jika-jika 2 White rhino bulls Tuesday 14 Sep 2021 30+ Elephants feeding at waterkant 1 Lioness at barnard stalking warthog but failed 60+ Elephants feeding at mpiva road 1 Male leopard (Matimba) at venture […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4 – 10 July ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 4 -10 July 2021   Sunday 4 July 2021   No game drive   Monday 5 July 2021   7 Wild dogs chasing Impala right by Pondoro Game Lodge     Tuesday 6 July 2021   No game drive   Wednesday 7 July 2021   12 Elephants […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 20 – 26 June ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 20 to 26 June 2021   Sunday 20 June 2021   11 Lions (Kudyela pride) resting near Pumpen Weg 20+ Elephants feeding near River Lodge Main 2 White Rhino feeding near Xinzele Road 60+ Buffalo milling around Venture Camp Dam   Monday 21 June 2021   1 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13 – 19 June ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 to 19 June 2021   Sunday 13 June 2021   13 Lions (Kudyela Pride) resting near Nyari Dam 150+  Buffalo feeding near Pondoro Main   Monday 14 June 2021   No game drive Tuesday 15 June 2021   60+ Buffalo feeding near Xingwana Road 20+ Elephants […]