Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Arathusa Safari Lodge - Game Drive

Game drive with Andre, Chris and some elephants by Ryan Johnston Monday The morning got off to a slow start, but we eventually found Shadow and her cub. Ironically the pair was close to the lodge. We spent the rest of the drive watching the youngster running around exploring its surroundings. It was very sweet   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Game drive

Game drive by Ryan Johnston Monday The week got off to a really great start when we received a call early on morning drive that there were four male cheetahs close to the Kruger National Park boundary. We headed east to have a look and found the four males resting in a big open area.   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge -Hippo&buffalo

Andre Froneman and guests watching a hippo and some buffalo by Ryan Johnston Monday The morning started out extremely well, with news that the four Majingilhanes male lions were heading west towards a property that we’re able to drive on. As we hit the cutline we found the four males with full bellies, heading towards   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Female cheetah

Female cheetah by Andre Froneman Monday This morning we found the mother and daughter cheetah pair lazing around on our airstrip. The mother was limping slightly, but judging by how she moved it was most probably nothing more than a small thorn stuck in her paw. After that we found the pack of seven wild   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Buffalo

Buffalo by Brendon Cremer Monday The dawn of a new week, let’s hope it’s a good one! We heard the Majingilhanes roaring to the east early this morning, long before any of the guests were awake. That decided our plan for the morning drive – we would track these four male lions again. It didn’t   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Male leopard

Mafufunyane – Male leopard by Brendon Cremer Leopard was seen on 24 days Lion was seen on 16 days Elephant was seen on 24 days Buffalo was seen on 20 days Rhino was seen on 24 days Cheetah was seen on 13 days Wild dog was seen on 8 days