CyberDiary – 28 July 2011

CyberDiary – 28 July 2011
Winter landscape by Andrei Snyman Cold fronts and winter woolies As the cold front makes its steady way across South Africa, we’re definitely starting to feel it here in Mashatu as well. With very windy days and bitterly cold mornings and evenings, we’re all well layered in winter woolies. Rumour has it that warmer weather is definitely on the way, but until it actually gets here this cold front is doing its utmost to make its presence known. Fortunately the icy cold conditions haven’t affected our game viewing too much. Animals are not immune to the cold, and will often move into...
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June Game Report

June Game Report
Lions Our central pride consisting of eight lions (1 adult male, 2 adult lionesses and 5 cubs) provided some magnificent game viewing during the month. A few more eland kills were made, which comes as no surprise as we are heading in the late stages of the dry season. Eland and kudu, especially the lone bulls, are losing condition, and lions are making hay while the winter sun shines as they target these species. In one week we either saw or heard of four different eland kills and one kudu kill made by this pride of lions. The four sub-adults (three females and one male) that have been roaming around...
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