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Monthly Archives: July, 2013

The young male leopard, Wabayiza growling at the hyenas - Robin Hester

The young male leopard, Wabayiza growling at the hyenas – Robin Hester Sunday We had a great start to the morning with a large herd of elephants – including many calves and young males – being seen right next to the lodge. The youngsters ensured an energetic sighting with their fun and games, while the   

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Baby Elephant - Robin Hester

Baby Elephant – Robin Hester Sunday We wanted to see lions this morning, and started off the drive on our boundaries checking to see whether the lions had crossed in. We found tracks of the Styx pride crossing over into our territory, and discovered where they had been chasing a buffalo. We also saw a   

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Elephant - Brandon Birch

Elephant – Brandon Birch Sunday As always when taking out new arrivals, the drive started out with getting to know the guests. Expectations were high, and we discussed the plans with our tracker for the day. This morning we decided to head east, as this would afford us the best opportunity to spot leopard as   

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Image from the Arathusa Safari Lodge archives

Image from the Arathusa Safari Lodge archives Lion – seen on 20 days Buffalo – seen on 19 days Elephant – seen on 24 days Leopard – seen on 25 days Cheetah – seen on 2 days Wild dog – seen on 2 days

Super moon - Robin Hester

Super moon – Robin Hester Sunday This morning we headed straight to where the Styx pride were with their buffalo kill. We didn’t find them on the kill – they were lying near the small waterhole off the airstrip where they had obviously gone to drink. All of the lions were resting, when one of   

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