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A great start to the New Year
If January is anything to go by, then it means that the rest of the year at Simbavati River Lodge is going to be hard to beat in terms of great sightings, awesome guests and phenomenal bush holidays! We are looking forward to sharing all our experiences and new adventures with you as we have some exciting projects that are happening in and around our lodge. Keep watching this space to find out more!
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Tags: seasonal breeders , wild dogs , Ntombi (female leopard) , Umfana (male leopard) , Ntsongwani (mbuli) male leopard , Xiviti , Jacaranda Pride (lions) , Simbavati River Lodge , Timbavati , pancakes in the bush , Elephants , bush sunrise , bush sunset , duiker , buffalo , bronze winged courser , duiker , impala , lion , catfish , wildebeest , european roller
Rangers Diaries : 1 - 17 November 2013
So far November has not disappointed us, in fact quite the opposite. The cats have been stealing the "limelight" giving us lots to talk about at the lodge. We have noticed the conversations taking place regarding trophy hunting, especially that of cats! You will be pleased to know that all the cats and animals that we continuously update you on, are free to roam wherever they choose. Simbavati River Lodge is committed to conservation and we do not support trophy hunting. ...
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Tags: Xiviti , Ntombi , Marula Female , Jacaranda Pride , lions mating , herd of elephants swimming , Bateleur , Martial Eagle , Tawny Eagle , Bee Eater , African Barred Owl , Lilac Breasted Roller , Giant King Fisher , Timbavati , Simbavati , Greater Kruger Park , buffalo
Ranger Diaries : 28 September - 04 October 2013
This week's update was dominated by the lions, buffalos, rhino, elephants and leopards. We have had some great sightings with the lions following close behind the herds of buffalos.
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Tags: Mbilu (male leopard) , Mfana (male leopard) , Jacaranda Pride , Rock-fig Pride , Ntombi (female leopard) , Leopard Cubs , Buffalo herd , Elephant Herd
Rangers Diaries : 14 - 19 September 2013
Summer is well on its way and the animals are spending loads of time at the drinking holes giving us huge opportunities to view large herds of animals at one time. Big herds also mean that the predators are close by and trust us they definitely did not disappoint us this week!
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Tags: Ntombi , Timbavati , Jacaranda Pride , Argyle , Xiviti , Machaton Pride