Monthly Blog Archives: October 2012

Rangers Diary 21 – 27 October 2012

Sunday Another week got underway, and we were in for a difficult one where game viewing was concerned, as the weather definitely didn’t accommodate us. We started off well though, and the first sighting was of a large herd of elephants. While we were sitting watching a group of elephants, we were joined by three …
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Rangers Diary 14 – 20 October 2012

Sunday We were lucky enough to find tracks for the female leopard, Salayexe, coming out of the area where she had stored her kill a couple days before. The rain had prevented us from going into the area, and now that it was drier we could start actively tracking her. We found her relaxing on …
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Rangers Diary 7 – 13 October 2012

Sunday Making our way west from the lodge in search of white rhinos this morning, we soon came across the tracks of a small pride of lions. They seemed to be heading towards a nearby waterhole, so we jumped ahead and managed to find the Tsalala pride just off the water’s edge, soaking up the …
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Rangers Diary 30 September – 6 October 2012

Sunday As another week began in the northern Sabi Sands, none of us could have forseen what the week was about to reveal to us. Early on in our morning game drive, we managed to find the Styx lion pride resting on one of the open areas. The morning light on them was fantastic, and …
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September Sightings

Lions – seen on 10 days Leopards – seen on 24 days Elephants – seen on 27 days Buffalo – seen on 22 days Rhino – seen on 14 days Cheetah – seen on 4 days Wild dogs – seen on 10 days

Rangers Diary 23 – 29 September 2012

Sunday This morning we had a relatively quiet drive. It was very windy, but we saw a large herd of elephants and were eventually lucky enough to see a young male leopard. It was the Inkanyeni female‘s young independent son. He was just lying on top of a termite mound sleeping, taking shelter from the …
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