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Wildlife Blog – January 2020

Wildlife Blog – January 2020

A New Year and a new decade - a time for new beginnings. We had some very welcome rain in the first few weeks of January and it has transformed the bush into a lush sea of green! With the summer temperatures soaring well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (35+ degrees...

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Wildlife Blog – December 2019

Wildlife Blog – December 2019

The festive season has been a month of incredible sightings, much needed early rain, and the boom of babies across the concession. Along with the joy and happiness surrounding the festive period comes the birth of many animals, including impalas, wildebeest, zebra and...

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Wildlife Blog – September 2019

Wildlife Blog – September 2019

August has been an incredible month filled with amazing interactions, special sightings and so much more. We are now officially in the second half of the year and with this comes the anticipation of Spring and hope of future rains. August is traditionally known as the...

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Wildlife Blog – July 2019

Wildlife Blog – July 2019

The 21st June marked the shortest day and longest night of the year. It is when the sun is the furthest north it ever gets and is directly above the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere. Autumn has ended, and we have entered winter. Due to the 'lag of the...

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Wildlife Blog – June 2019

Wildlife Blog – June 2019

Having missed the chance to send out the blog after April, there are many exciting updates to give you. There are constantly things happening out in the bush, and the past two months have been, as always, no different. A little surprising for this time of the year is...

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Wildlife Blog – April 2019

Wildlife Blog – April 2019

As the year continues to move swiftly forward, we cannot believe that February and March have come and gone in the blink of an eye, leaving us dreaming of summer while winter steadily approaches. The late rains have completely transformed the land to a green oasis,...

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Wildlife Blog – November 2018

Wildlife Blog – November 2018

Time has flown by, and some of you may have noticed that we missed our blog for September! So we are here combining the past two months, so that you do not miss out on what has happened to date! The one constant for the two months is the lack of early rain, so that...

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Wildlife Blog – June 2018

It seems that the month of May was definitely a ‘baby’ month! Although there were a few cubs seen last month, it has definitely continued and even improved. We knew last month that the one Ottawa female had dropped her cubs, but they were too young to come out of the...

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Wildlife Blog – May 2018

Wildlife Blog – May 2018

As the animals prepare for the long winter ahead, we will see a huge change in the bush over the coming months. The grass gets lower and the smaller pans that hold water throughout the summer slowly begin to disappear. The bush starts to thin out and animals are...

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Wildlife Blog – November 2017

Wildlife Blog – November 2017

September is usually the driest month of the year, as quite often our first rains only come in October. This means that the visibility is best, as the grass is short and thin, and the leaves from the deciduous trees have not yet started sprouting. It is one of the...

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Wildlife Blog – November 2017

Wildlife Blog – November 2017

October was definitely the month for wild dog. Besides having the alpha female with her pups providing fantastic viewing almost constantly, the beta female also dropped a litter of pups! The den was initially only moved a few hundred metres from the original den, but...

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Wildlife Blog – September 2017

It has been a while since our last blog, so we will combine the news from July and August. The seasons are changing quickly, with winter in full swing and good food and water for the herbivores disappearing just as fast. This has resulted in constant action around the...

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