Blog: Pondoro

The Shocking Truth

A neighbouring safari lodge owner was travelling from his lodge to the small town of Hoedspruit late afternoon about 10 years ago. The road to the exit gate follows the southern boundary fence. He decided to do the trip in his Land Rover, which at the best of times can be notoriously unreliable. Halfway to […]


Big 5 sightings 26 August – 1 September, 2012

Sunday 26 August 2012 2 Elephant bulls feeding close to Tranken weg 1 Elephant bull feeding next to Ngala dam 1 Hyena female lying next to the den at Misi rd Monday 27 August 2012 Found a male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) feeding on a freshly killed warthog at Pumpen weg 2 Hyena females at […]


Sightings 1 July – 7 July 2012

Sunday 1 July 2012 2 Black rhino cows browsing Olifants west pride ( 6 lionesses and 2 cubs ) lying close to Des Drive Breeding herd of 5 elephants 10 Month old female leopard cub close to Pride Rock Small breeding herd of elephants close to Dead end dam 4 White rhino bulls 1 Buffalo […]