A stolen feast – a guest blog from Alexander Renwick and images by ranger Pieter van Wyk

Drag marks. They always get a ranger’s undivided attention. They are the tell tale signs of a kill and a predator is surely nearby. The high probability of a good sighting awaits those who can successfully follow up on the track and sign. These signs can be relatively easy to follow but on the rare […]

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Topping the scoreboard – A game drive report from guest Astrid Bluemel

Towards the end of last month the guests at MalaMala Game Reserve recorded the highest wildlife sightings score for the year. One of those guests, Astrid Bluemel, has been kind enough to share her experience of that day and some beautiful images. Thanks Astrid! The 26th of September 2014 There is a scoreboard in the […]

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Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven – 28 September to 4 October 2014

Sightings for the week ending 4 October 2014 Number of lion sightings: 11 Number of leopard sightings: 19 Number of elephant sightings: 26 Number of buffalo sightings: 15 Number of wild dog sightings: 3 Number of cheetah sightings: 0 Number of rhino sightings: 0 Lions: Styx Pride with a zebra kill – 28th Eyrefield Pride – 29th Two females from the Fourways […]

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Capturing the MalaMala cats – a blog by ranger Gregory Baldwin

Ranger Gregory Baldwin recently hosted a group of photographers and videographers at MalaMala Game Reserve who were very interested in seeing the big cats we are lucky to see so often. Here is an account of their memorable sightings and some delightful photographs that Gregory captured during their stay. Sightings of leopard and lion have been […]

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Weekly sightings of the MalaMala Seven – 20 to 27 September 2014

Sightings for the week ending 27 September 2014 Number of lion sightings: 14 Number of leopard sightings: 21 Number of elephant sightings: 20 Number of buffalo sightings: 12 Number of wild dog sightings: 1 Number of cheetah sightings: 1 Number of rhino sightings: 0 Lions: Styx pride – 21st Marthly pride – 22nd Two females from the Fourways pride – 22nd Styx pride – 22nd […]

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