Archive for July 2012

Kali is growing up!

30/07/2012

Good morning everyone, Kali, Luna’s previous cub that survived, is growing up to be a beautiful leopard, she has dad’s (Oscar) lazy eyes and don’t mind the tourists. She settled in nicely on the border of her mother’s territory. Also the eland are increasing daily, We have seen groups up to 60 in the southern […]

Kalahari Love!

25/07/2012

Good morning everyone, the lion prides have slowly moved towards the dunes, because of the cold ( -9 degrees C. last week!) . It’s a little hotter in the dunes than in the river-valley % degrees C.)! Lion and cheetah sightings in the south is less than usual. But the wildcats are everywhere, I drive […]

Luna, queen of the Kalahari Desert!

16/07/2012

Good morning everyone, its getting cold here in the Kalahari, -9 degrees Celsius yesterday morning and today -8 degrees Celsius!!!!!! Brrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!! Anyway, the Landrover pipes froze this morning and the Landy overheated shortly after our game-drive began!!! After sitting in the sun for a while, off we were in pursuit of game! Luna, the female […]

Elanddrive!

03/07/2012

Good morning everyone! The eland are back in the South African side of the Park in big groups. In the last year and a half we had no eland sightings, so this was quiete special! We saw them on the southern dune road around the Tierkop area. An interesting fact about  Eland herds are that […]