CyberDiary – 8 December 2011

CyberDiary – 8 December 2011
We enjoyed some welcome rainfall recently, with a total of 27mm falling on Saturday. This was followed by a couple of cool and overcast days.  The vegetation is getting considerably thicker, and there is new grass shooting up all over the reserve. The general game’s condition has improved noticably as a result of the extra foraging. On Wednesday morning we found a brand new baby elephant with its mother. It was so small in fact, that it must have been born just moments before when we came across it. Some of our guests were fortunate enough to witness some interesting behavior when five hyenas...
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November Game Report

November Game Report
Young lion from the southwest by Andrei Snyman Weather Although November started off hot and dry, the latter half of the month made up for this by saturating the earth with an impressive 37mm of rain. What made this even better was that the week following was overcast and cooler, which gave the soil time to soak up the water. This was definitely the kick-start the bush needed in order to stimulate the vegetation into growth. A green flush is now evident right across the landscape. Kills We found a total of 8 impala kills during the month. The leopards were responsible for six of these, while the...
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