Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Hyena - Susan Simoneau

Hyena – Susan Simoneau Sunday We started the morning drive off by heading straight to our airstrip to follow up on a male leopard that had been seen with an impala lamb that he had killed and treed the previous morning. On arrival, we found that he had consumed the carcass and had headed south.   

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Wild dog with crocodile - Ryan Johnston

Wild dog with crocodile – Ryan Johnston Sunday Having heard lions calling all night to the northeast of the lodge, we started out the morning safari by heading in that direction. We managed to locate the lions easily because they were still calling. There were two big males that we identified as the Matimbas, as   

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Male white-headed vulture - Ryan Johnston

Male white-headed vulture – Ryan Johnston Sunday This morning’s safari started off with the discovery of leopard tracks close to the lodge. We decided to spend some time on them as we suspected that they may belong to the female leopard, Shadow, who has cubs in a drainage system close to our lodge. We would   

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The two young Styx males - Brandon Birch

The two young Styx males – Brandon Birch Sunday The light show from the thunderstorm that rolled in last night was spectacular, but there was minimal rainfall. We headed out this morning in heavily overcast weather, moving in the direction of the airstrip. We found the two males and one female from the Styx pride   

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Brandon with the Styx pride - Ryan Johnston

Brandon with the Styx pride – Ryan Johnston Lions – seen on 19 days Leopards – seen on 26 days Elephants – seen on 23 days Buffalo – seen on 24 days Wild dogs – seen on 7 days Cheetah – seen on 2 days