CyberDiary – 20 October 2011

CyberDiary – 20 October 2011
Just two days ago we had 10mm of rain, and already there is a green flush covering the landscape. Not to be outdone, the trees are all showing signs of new leaf shoots as well. It’s really amazing to see how quickly the vegetation reacts to the first rains. Temperatures have remained fixed in the upper twenties, and even when it’s overcast it still gets hot. This is mostly due to the humidity however. There is hardly any dust when we’re out on drive either, it’s as if winter has been summarily washed away by the rain. The well-known leopard cub triplets are still seen frequently...
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CyberDiary – 13 October 2011

CyberDiary – 13 October 2011
With the clouds looming and retreating over the last few days, the promise of rain remained just that. The bush is changing in spite of the weather’s refusal to cooperate however, and green pastures can be seen far and wide. Although this is mainly thanks to the rain we enjoyed last week, which measured more than 20mm in some places! The Tuli dust has finally settled, and the air is clean and crisp. It’s a wonderful time to be in the bush. Lions are making the most of the ‘end of the dry season’ conditions, and are killing a near surplus of animals as a result. The famous four...
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September Game Report

September Game Report
Weather Summer is rapidly approaching, with the average daily temperatures sitting around 13-32ºC. Most vegetation is showing signs of blossoming, and the air is filled with a rich aroma of scents and smells. Kills There were five eland kills made during the month, and all of them by lions. The leopards were responsible for five of the seven impala kills, while a Spotted hyena and cheetah took care of the other two. Of the two warthog kills, lions made one and Spotted hyena another. Sightings Elephant sightings could not have been better this month. Although we mostly saw these majestic animals...
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