Wildlife diary: 1 – 15 October 2010 The month of November kicked off with a bang, treating us to sightings of four male cheetahs and a pack of seven wild dogs on the same day! We found the cheetahs early in the morning in a large open area. The visuals were great, and even though
One of the Machigilhane male lions Wildlife diary: 16 – 31 October 2010 This is the first time in many years that we’ve had no rain in October, and as a result the smaller drinking holes are bone dry. The waterhole in front of the lodge is also slowly drying up, and we are seeing
Wildlife diary: 1 – 15 October 2010 Summer has finally arrived and we’ve been greeted with some really hot days recently. Quite a few of our migratory bird species have also arrived home after spending the colder months abroad. But even with the warmer weather, there’s still been remarkably little rain. There’ve even been a
Wildlife diary: 16 – 30 September 2010 It has been a productive few weeks up here at the lodge, with some very special sightings for a few lucky guests. In the last while we have been lucky enough to see wild dogs on three separate occasions. The first was a very brief sighting of two
It’s been a magnificent few weeks here in the bush. It’s spring alright, and summer can’t be too far behind. And if the couple of extremely hot days we’ve experienced recently are anything to go by, it’s going to be a scorcher. The waterhole in front of the lodge is drying up more and more
The last two weeks of winter are hardly over and already the weather is starting to get nice and hot. It almost feels as if spring has bypassed us and we’ve been thrown headlong into summer! Not that we’re complaining mind you, we’re all too pleased now that the last of the cold weather is
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