Rangers Diary: 1-7 January

Sunday Happy New Year everyone, we wish you all a great year! Let’s hope the animal sightings are as good this year as they were in 2011. Things got off to a quick start this morning when we found tracks of a lioness going past the front of the lodge. We soon caught up with …
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Rangers Diary: 25-31 December

Note: Although we have used this photo before, it seemed a fitting image to head up our last post for the year! Sunday First off this morning we happened upon two elephant bulls feeding on the eastern side of our airstrip. We spent some time watching as they tucked into the dew-laden grass, before moving …
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Rangers Diary: 18-24 December

  Sunday Although this morning was fairly quiet, we did manage to find the two Kahuma lionesses and their two cubs feeding on a giraffe. The afternoon drive was considerably more rewarding however. We saw a male rhino and an elephant bull, and we also ran into an impressive herd of about 200 buffalo. We …
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Rangers Diary: 5-11 December

Monday The week got off to a fairly quiet start, with us finding only three buffalo bulls to begin with. We persevered though, and our efforts paid off when we eventually came across Mvula resting next to the road. After a while he got up and wandered around in a thick dry riverbed, affording first …
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Rangers Diary: 27 November – 3 December

Sunday This morning we found Thandi wandering around scent marking. She then turned her attention to a nearby duiker, and we watched as she patiently stalked her way closer to the unsuspecting buck. Unfortunately a band of Dwarf mongooses spotted her and sounded the alarm. We also came across Mafufunyane, who is still in a …
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Leopards abound

Another two weeks have come and gone with the busy festive season around the corner. They say that time flies when you are having so much fun. Especially in the bush…and is it bushy! The rains have been on and off, but still not a whole lot to write home about. The bush on the …
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