Blog: Male Lion

WEEK IN PICTURES 25-29 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #20 This post marks our 20th edition of the weekly week in pictures and I’m sure the wildlife at Pondoro was up for the task producing some breathtaking moments. Probably the most intense moment this week was when a dominant white rhino bull met a much smaller but equally dominant black rhino […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 31 JULY – 04 AUG ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #14 “There is no creature among all the Beasts of the world which hath so great and ample demonstration of the power and wisdom of the almighty God as the Elephant” – Edward Topsell Words used by the English author best remembered for his bestiary in the late 1500’s to early 1600’s […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 12-16 JUNE ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #10 The 5 o’clock wake up call in the winter is not always answered with a smile but the idea of coffee, hot chocolate or any of the other hot beverages serves as encouragement. Once every one is sitting around the table in their winter clothes and start talking about the day […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 28 MAY-03 JUNE ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 28 May-03 June ’17 Sunday 28 May 2017 200 Buffaloes at top road moving north 6 Mohlabetsi male lions resting at hearnes/mohlabetsi cutline 20 Elephants at grune boom moving north 1 Black rhino bull 20 Elephants at jessie road feeding 9 Lions (Kudyela Pride) resting north of […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 21-27 MAY ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 21-28 May ’17 Sunday 21 May 2017 14 Elephants at koppie busy feeding 3 Black rhino 4 Lions at rhulani’s road resting 1 Lioness at jiga-jiga heading north 1 White rhino bull 4 White rhino 200 Buffalo heading north from peter’s rock 1 Elephant bull heading east […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 22-26 MAY ’17

SEVENTH EDITION OF THE WEEK IN PICTURES #7 “Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliot Erwitt These words can not describe a safari in a better way, seeing a lion lying flat cat compared […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 09-15 APRIL ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 09-15 April ’17 Sunday 09 April 2017 1 Bull white rhino 3 Wild dogs feeding on an impala by ncolowane road Impalabos pride at xikulu dam resting 2 Elephant bulls at xikulu dam drinking water 2 Black rhinos 1 Black rhino bull 15 Elephants at xigalana dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 02-08 APRIL ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 02-08 April ’17 Sunday 02 April 2017 1 Bull elephant feeding at ngala clearing 3 White rhinos 4 Mohlabetsi male lions west of Pondoro Game Lodge 2 Buffalo bulls south of venture camp feeding Ezulwini male elephant and 1 young bull at mohlabetsi/hearnes cutline   Monday 03 […]