Monthly Archives: September, 2012

Elephant herd on the open area by Brandon Birch

Elephant herd on the open area by Brandon Birch Sunday We were awoken to the ominous sound of very heavy rain, that didn’t let up till mid-morning. We had no option but to cancel our morning safari and wait for the rain to clear. In the afternoon, the skies were still heavily overcast, but the   

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An elephant calf imitates its mother

An elephant calf imitates its mother Sunday On this morning’s drive, we were really hoping to see some cats. Unfortunately there were none to be found anywhere, and we had to be satisfied with seeing the larger members of the Big Five. We saw several herds of elephants, and found a rhino bull sleeping next   

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Female leopard, Ntima, by Bob Cooper

Female leopard, Ntima, by Bob Cooper Sunday We headed out west from the lodge, having heard reports of drag marks crossing a road with tracks indicating that there was a female leopard in the vicinity. Soon a territorial female leopard, Salahesh, was located with an impala kill in a small Acacia. A few hyenas were   

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Little bee-eater by Bob Cooper

Little bee-eater by Bob Cooper Sunday The first thing we did when we headed out on this morning’s safari, was search for two lions that had been spotted the evening before, hunting a large herd of buffalo. We were hoping that during the night the lions would have nabbed one, and we’d find them on   

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Female leopard, Salayexe, with a crested spurfowl she killed by Nik Barrett

Female leopard, Salayexe, with a crested spurfowl she killed by Nik Barrett Lion – seen on 23 days Leopard – seen on 28 days Elephant – seen on 27 days Rhino – seen on 18 days Buffalo – seen on 23 days Cheetah – seen on 2 days Wild dog – seen on 2 days   

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