Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week
  April 22nd. ‘Winter madness’ seems to setting in early this year as we had 3 lion/buffalo kills today! With pans and dams drying up herds of buffalo are moving into MalaMala more frequently as they make a beeline for the Sand River. 5 lion sightings: the 2 Fourways lioness took a good 30mins to bring down a buffalo cow this evening in what was a titanic struggle in eastern Flockfield- all four cubs were present and in the midst of the action. The 2 Matshapiri¬†males and the Eyrefield pride killed a buffalo just south of West Street and only a few hundred meters away from where the...
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Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week
  April 15th. 3 lion sightings: the blonde Matshapiri male was just north of Rattray’s Camp. 5 members of the Marthy pride are in Piccadilly Triangle and all are well fed. A single male and a very skittish female were seen at Clarendon Dam. 3 leopard sightings: the Kikilezi female killed a banded mongoose- we can confirm now that she is injury free after her fight with the Island female. The Tamboti female was south of Main Camp. An unidentified female was seen along the northern parts of our boundary with the Kruger National Park. A couple herds of elephants were seen as well. April 14th. 6...
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Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week
  April 8th. Another MalaMala 7 day! Lions: 4 lionesses of the Southern pride and their 2 cubs were viewed south of Flat Rocks. 8 leopards: the Tslebe Rocks male was seen at Mlowathi Dam. The Kikilezi female was at Sand Pit Crossing. The DOKF 3:3 was opposite Main Camp. The Emsagweni female and her 2 cubs were viewed at their den. The Bicycle Crossing male and an unidentified male were viewed south of Charleston North. Cheetah: the 2 brothers were at Clarendon Open Area. Cape hunting dogs: the pack of 3 were found near West Street Bridge. Hundreds of elephants were viewed today as well as a few...
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Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week
  April 1st. A MalaMala 7 day! Lions: 3 young male lions (Talamati) were seen in the south. Leopards: the son of the Ostrich Koppies female is still feeding of an adult kudu carcass near Paddy’s Pools. An unidentified female was was hunting impala in south western Charleston. Cheetah: the 2 brothers were viewed at Clarendon Dam. Cape hunting dogs: we watched a pack kill an impala at Calabash Crossing. Many elephant and buffalo sightings. March 31st. It was one of those rare days when no lions were viewed today but we did see 6 different leopards, cheetah and cape hunting dogs. Leopards: the...
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Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week
  March 25th. Lions: the Charleston lioness and her two cubs were seen after a long absence- all 3 appear good and healthy. The Fourways pride and their 4 cubs were in eastern Flockfield with the 2 Matshapiri males. Leopards: the Accipiter male was viewed at Matshapiri Open Area. The Airstrip male and the DOKF 3:3 were also seen. March 24th. Lions: the Eyrefield pride and their 4 cubs were with the 2 Matshapiri males north of Styx Waterhole. Leopards: the Airstrip male as well as both daughters of the Kikilezi female were all seen separately. Cape hunting dogs: the pack of 11 was viewed again....
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MalaMala highlights of the week

MalaMala highlights of the week
March 16th. 3 lion sightings: the Eyrefield pride with their four cubs were with 1 of the Matshapiri males. The other Matshapiri male is with the Fourways pride and their 4 cubs on a buffalo kill north of the windmill. 5 members of the Marthly pride were at Sand Pit Crossing. 4 leopards: after a long absence the aging Matshapiri female was seen in the north east. The Accipiter male was viewed close to the Emsagweni female’s den-site. The Island female and the Treehouse male were also viewed. Cheetah: the 2 brothers were seen at Clarendon Open Area. Many elephant and buffalo sightings. March 15th....
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