Monthly Blog Archives: September 2012

Rangers Diary 16 – 22 September 2012

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 rain had abated, so we decided take a risk …
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Rangers Diary 9 – 15 September 2012

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 to the road. We also saw …
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Rangers Diary 2 – 8 September 2012

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 patrolling the base of the tree. …
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Rangers Diary 26 August – 1 September 2012

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 a kill. We eventually found …
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August Sightings

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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