28th November 2009: Large herd of buffalo at Shindzela, Grearter Kruger Park. Two large bulls decided to hang around and graze in camp, making it necessary for us to collect guests from their tents by Landcruiser transfer (sort of like a golf cart pick up…bush style) Good sightings of elephant family groups with small youngsters. [...]
14th November 2009:The rains have arrived in the Timbavati Reserve! We received in excess of 30mm of rain last night, and our dry river bed in front of camp flowed for a number of hours. Green grass shoots have started appearing, and the camp is looking more lush. A small herd of buffalo were in camp [...]
October 2009:It’s still very dry in the Timbavati, and the elephants are frequenting our camp waterhole fairly often. These photos were taken from the last tent in camp and from inside our shower. This month we have had excellent sightings of buffalo and white rhino. The buffalo herd seen during October numbers in the region [...]
28th September 2009- it’s so very hot for a pregnant spotted Hyena, who takes a dip. It’s warming up in the Timbavati as summer sets in. The bush is very dry at the moment, although tree’s are beginning to show some greenery.
The month of August 2009: saw some spectacular lion sightings on the Shindzela concession in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa. For a period of 4 days in early August, we were able to witness a pride of 12 lions pull down a buffalo. This brought great opportunities to watch the social interactions of the [...]