Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven 10 – 16 August 2014

Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven 10 – 16 August 2014
Sightings for the week ending 16 August 2014 Number of lion sightings: 11 Number of leopard sightings: 20 Number of elephant sightings: 18 Number of buffalo sightings: 9 Number of wild dog sightings: 2 Number of cheetah sightings: 0 Number of rhino sightings: 0 Lions: Two females from the Fourways pride – 10th Styx pride – 11th Marthly pride – 11th Styx pride – 12th Eyrefield pride – 12th Two Sub-adult males and a female from the Fourways pride – 13th Two males from the Styx pride – 13th Styx pride – 13th Styx pride – 14th Styx pride – 15th Styx pride –...
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Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven 3 – 9 August 2014

Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven 3 – 9 August 2014
Sightings for the week ending 9 August 2014 Number of lion sightings: 9 Number of leopard sightings: 19 Number of elephant sightings: 15 Number of buffalo sightings: 12 Number of wild dog sightings: 3 Number of cheetah sightings: 1 Number of rhino sightings: 0 Lions: Eyrefield pride – 3rd Eyrefield pride – 5th 1 Unknown male – 6th Charleston pride – 6th Styx pride – 7th Styx pride – 8th 1 Female from the Fourways pride Styx pride – 9th Marthly pride – 9th Leopards: Emsagweni female and an unknown male seen mating – 3rd The den site of the Ostrich Koppies female that has...
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Capturing the defining moment: Three days with the Bicycle Crossing male

Capturing the defining moment: Three days with the Bicycle Crossing male
To take a great photograph a number of elements all need to come together. Ranger Johannes D. Welman takes us through the ingredients you might need to capture your perfect MalaMala moment. First of all you need to have a great subject. This, without exception, has to be something the photographer is interested in. The great thing about MalaMala is that the property delivers subject matter that most photographers – and many people for that matter – are fascinated by: wild animals following the daily routine that many years of evolution has set out for them. Secondly, you need to be in the right...
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2015 MalaMala calendar now available to order

2015 MalaMala calendar now available to order
Order your copy of the 2015 MalaMala calendar today!! The 2015 MalaMala calendar will be available for dispatch from mid October 2014. These beautiful calendars, with a page per month, feature wildlife images taken by guests and rangers on MalaMala Game Reserve. Should you wish to order a copy of the calendar please note the following details: Cost per calendar: ZAR 250.00 Postage: International Airmail (2 weeks): ZAR 305.00 per calendar EMS (courier in 5 to 7 days): ZAR 425.10 per calendar Local postage in South Africa : R 40.00 per calendar Speed Service (local only): R 80.00 per calendar Please...
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Ten through the lens of ranger Jonathan Short

Ten through the lens of ranger Jonathan Short
This week ranger Jonathan Short has captured both the big and small animals of MalaMala in his through the lens collection. Enjoy!! The MalaMala Ranger Team
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Guest blog post from Haley Rosengarten

Guest blog post from Haley Rosengarten
We recently had the pleasure of hosting Haley Rosengarten at MalaMala. We were absolutely delighted to receive her feedback below, and simply had to share it with you! We have no doubt you will enjoy her images immensely, as did we! After reflecting on my experiences in MalaMala last week, I am still left with few words to describe the four nights/five days I spent at Main Camp. Below are a few of my thoughts on what I have describe as the top experience and trip of my life. The Staff I have stayed at many five star hotels around the world and the staff at MalaMala was far superior. From...
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