Monthly Blog Archives: April 2013

Ranger’s Diary 7 – 13 April 2013

Sunday This morning while looking for cats we came across a large herd of elephants. We also discovered a dead kudu bull with a couple of hyenas feeding on it. We were watching them when one of our dominant male leopards, Tingana, appeared out of nowhere and began cautiously observing the hyenas. We are not …
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Ranger’s Diary 31 March – 6 April 2013

Sunday We headed out this morning on the lookout for lions and decided to check our southern boundary to see if we could find any tracks. We came across plenty of zebra and wildebeest but it seemed that none of the large cats had made their way over our boundary. Further to the east though, …
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Ranger’s Diary 24 – 30 March 2013

Sunday We were in for another great week full of surprises. First we found tracks of the Breakaway female lions heading away from where they had been hunting the night before.  We followed them into the north of our property and  located them near a waterhole. It was obvious from their fat bellies that they …
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March 2013 Sightings

Lion – seen on 22 days Leopard – seen on 28 days Buffalo – seen on 24 days Elephants – seen on 24 days Wild dogs – seen on 4 days Cheetah – seen on 14 days

Ranger’s Diary 17 – 23 March 2013

Sunday Another great week lay in store for us. The start to the morning was a bit distressing as we found our female cheetah, but with only two of her cubs. The three looked very stressed and the female kept contact calling, looking towards the east. After sitting with her for some time, we decided …
READ MORE > Ranger’s Diary 17 – 23 March 2013

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