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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

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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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highlights: april 2014

Thumbnail image for highlights: april 2014 by Sabi Sabi May 9, 2014

This is a collection of images that we feel are highlights of the month of April 2014. Some are amazing pictures and some are rare sightings or even exciting events at the lodges. Enjoy our highlights of the month.

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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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a week in the bush: vol 7

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 7 by Sabi Sabi May 2, 2014

The start to the week brought with it a very pleasant surprise and confirmation of previous suspicions. For some time now, most of the guides here at Sabi Sabi have been questioning the absence of the Little Bush female and the likely cause being that she must have cubs somewhere on the reserve. Female leopards [...]

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my highlights march/april 2014

Thumbnail image for my highlights march/april 2014 by Sabi Sabi April 30, 2014

a cycle of life, loss and reuniting This cycle, more than most others, was an epitome of the trials and tribulations experienced by the animals that inhabit the wild plains of Sabi Sabi. During this cycle, our guests and myself had a glimpse into their epic world, a dynamic world, where life and loss are [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 6

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 6 by Sabi Sabi April 25, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition and boy have we had some fantastic moments at Sabi Sabi this week. Winter is definitely well on its way and as a result we have been treated to some absolutely stunning weather, providing us with sunrises and sunsets that one can only dream of. A couple that stand out [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 5

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 5 by Sabi Sabi April 16, 2014

Us as Guides have an almost ‘love/hate’ relationship when it comes to taking leave. Most of us work incredibly hard 7 days a week for 6 weeks at a time and have our weekends consolidated into two weeks of uninterrupted leave. Now this well-deserved and usually very much appreciated, however there is one problem with [...]

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lance’s cycle highlights: march

Thumbnail image for lance’s cycle highlights: march by Sabi Sabi April 8, 2014

Another cycle down and one-step closer to driving. The past month has been full of interesting and exciting moments in preparation to receiving my epaulets and becoming a Sabi Sabi ranger. The month started off with myself and the other trainees driving roads and finishing off our workbooks. During this cycle I have spent a [...]

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