Monthly Blog Archives: November 2010

Safari nabs an impala

Mark Needham visited Arathusa in August this year. While there he witnessed Safari – our old leopard with the one blind eye – catch an impala and drag it up a tree. Fortunately for us he managed to capture the entire event of camera. He also has some other really cool footage on You-Tube. Go …
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Here comes the rain

Wildlife diary: 1 – 15 October 2010 The month of November kicked off with a bang, treating us to sightings of four male cheetahs and a pack of seven wild dogs on the same day! We found the cheetahs early in the morning in a large open area. The visuals were great, and even though …
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The end of the year is upon us

Wildlife diary: 16 – 31 October 2010 This is the first time in many years that we’ve had no rain in October, and as a result the smaller drinking holes are bone dry. The waterhole in front of the lodge is also slowly drying up, and we are seeing the catfish struggle in the shallow …
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October Sightings

Leopard was seen on 29 days Lion was seen on 22 days Elephant was seen on 24 days Buffalo was seen on 27 days Rhino was seen on 19 days Cheetah was seen on 7 days Wild dog was seen on 5 days