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the day of the leopard

Thumbnail image for the day of the leopard by Sabi Sabi June 27, 2014

Tuesday 24th of June 2014…. what a day for leopards it was! It was a crisp winter morning and my guests were on their last drive before returning home to China. They only had time for a very short, one hour long, drive. After contemplating it for a few hours the night before we decided [...]

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the rise of the firefly

Thumbnail image for the rise of the firefly by Sabi Sabi June 11, 2014

The day has turned into night and we set out from our sundowner stop, into the chilly air as winter begins to set in. Darkness falls fast in Africa and our tracker waves his spotlight from side to side looking for the reflection of eyes from some of the elusive nocturnal species that moves around [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 11

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 11 by Sabi Sabi June 5, 2014

Welcome to another edition of A Week in the Bush… and what an exciting week it’s been. With the sun rising at a more ‘reasonable’ hour at this time of the year, we have really been able to take advantage of the amazing spectacle that is a Bush Sunrise and share this wondrous experience with [...]

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lisbon

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Part of my job that I enjoy the most is getting to intimately know individual animals and their stories. We don’t have too much access or time for TV out in the bush, but I feel that we have the best soap opera happening right around and in front of our game vehicles. These stories [...]

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with darkness comes insanity

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As we set out for the afternoon Safari our plan was to go and spend some time with 8 lionesses of the Southern Pride that were found in the morning towards the south of Sabi Sabi. We were having a wonderful drive with some great sightings of plains game and one or two lovely birds. [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 9

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 9 by Sabi Sabi May 23, 2014

Welcome to another edition of A Week in the Bush… We have had yet another amazing week here at Sabi Sabi filled with extraordinary sightings that we have been able to share with our guests. We kick things off with Sabi Sabi Tracker Dollen, as he sits quietly while watching a mating pair of lions [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 8

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 8 by Sabi Sabi May 20, 2014

The dry months are officially upon us and the bush is at its most beautiful. It may be just the opinion of one, but there is just something so extraordinary about observing wildlife being contrasted against the withering vegetation of this magnificent landscape. The grazing value of the grasses is dropping rapidly and the river [...]

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nottins is working hard for her cubs

Thumbnail image for nottins is working hard for her cubs by Sabi Sabi May 19, 2014

What a leopard she is. Since my arrival at Sabi Sabi, almost 5 years ago, I have been absolutely captivated by this beautiful cat. Currently just short on 16 years old, she is still going strong and has recently been found with two new cubs. The sighting was short and sweet but it was a [...]

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a trackers new journey

Thumbnail image for a trackers new journey by Sabi Sabi May 11, 2014

In the time that I have worked at Sabi Sabi Selati Camp I have been blessed to be teamed up with a very talented tracker, Zeblon Hlatswayo. Zeb and I have worked with each other for every drive we have done for almost a year and a half now. In that time we have become [...]

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three’s company

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The Southern Pride has been in disarray for the last year as they have been split into two factions after the loss of one of the Kruger males. With a total of 16 different males all trying to take over the pride and the territory, the loss of countless cubs and the splitting of the [...]

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