Monthly Blog Archives: August 2012

Rangers Diary 19 – 25 August 2012

Sunday As another week out here in the African bush got under way, we headed straight into very warm weather – a clear indictation that spring is definitely on our doorstep! Our first sighting of the morning was that of a large herd of elephants that were feeding down below us in one of the …
READ MORE > Rangers Diary 19 – 25 August 2012

Luxury lodge accommodation

Our blog posts focus mainly on the safari aspect of Arathusa, and the fantastic wildlife sightings you can expect when visiting us. For those of you who are interested in seeing what the lodge has to offer, here are a few short video clips that offer you a glimpse: Videos filmed & produced by Oceansense …
READ MORE > Luxury lodge accommodation

Rangers Diary 12 – 18 August 2012

Sunday The bush is drier than ever at the moment, with the vegetation noticably thinning out. All the small pans are finally drying up, and the animals are starting to congregate around the larger waterholes. We started off the morning’s safari with a quick sighting of our adult female, Karula, walking down one of the …
READ MORE > Rangers Diary 12 – 18 August 2012

Rangers Diary 5 – 11 August 2012

Sunday The morning started off with us locating a nice big herd of elephants not far from the lodge. We followed them for a while, watching as they grazed along our pathway. We left the herd to continue in our quest to follow up on lions that we’d heard calling throughout the night. The lions …
READ MORE > Rangers Diary 5 – 11 August 2012

Rangers Diary 29 July – 4 August 2012

Sunday Another great week was in store as we headed out this morning. We moved in the direction of where our female leopard, Shadow, had her impala kill. The young female was fast asleep up in the tree close to her kill. A pair of hyenas were loitering in the the shadow of the tree, …
READ MORE > Rangers Diary 29 July – 4 August 2012

July Sightings

Lion – seen on 24 days Leopard – seen on 28 days Elephant – seen on 21 days Rhino – seen on 25 days Buffalo – seen on 25 days Cheetah – seen on 1 day Wild dog – seen on 2 days  

SEARCH OUR BLOG
RECENT POSTS: CATEGORIES: