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Monthly Archives: May, 2011

Arathusa Safari Lodge - Andre&Mafufenyane

Andre "Frodo" Froneman with Mafufenyane by Ryan Johnston Monday This morning was a bit slow to get going, but we eventually managed to find Karula (female leopard). There was no sign of the cubs, so we just watched as she went about her morning business, sniffing around and checking scents left by other leopards. The   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Rhino

Rhino by Brendon Cremer Leopard was seen on 26 days Lion was seen on 17 days Elephant was seen on 27 days Buffalo was seen on 24 days Rhino was seen on 25 days Cheetah was seen on 8 days Wild dog was seen on 0 days

Arathusa Safari Lodge - Styx lioness

Styx lioness by Ryan Johnston Monday This morning we found Ntima (female leopard) moving and marking throughout her territory. We left her when she headed into some very thick bush, and shortly thereafter came across two massive old buffalo bulls. On our way back to breakfast we watched a herd of elephants feeding close to   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Sunset

Sunset by Ryan Johnston Monday 9 May This morning kicked off with an excellent sighting of the four Kahuma lionesses with their seven cubs, one of which is older than the other six. They were extremely playful and put on a real show for us. We also had a great sighting of Ntima (female leopard)   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Andre-Froneman

Andre-Froneman (ranger) and Chris Khoza (tracker) with rhino by Ryan Johnston Monday This morning the two Styx pride lionesses were still close to the buffalo carcass, but several hyenas were feeding on what little scraps were left. We also saw four rhinos on the boundary, as well as Emsagwen (male leopard) walking along marking his   

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Arathusa Safari Lodge - Game vehicle with elephant

Ryan Johnston (ranger) and De Beer (tracker) with elephant by Andre "Frodo" Froneman Monday 25 April We kicked off the morning by finding Karula with her two cubs on an impala kill that she’d hoisted up a tree. We also saw Jordaan (male leopard) in the area, so it was just as well that the   

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