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Highlights of the week

November 22nd. 3 lion sightings: The 6 lionesses from the Marthly pride and both Clarendon males were found early this morning west of Campbell Koppies. They had their eyes set on a weak looking hippo in a pan nearby.

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Highlights of the week

November 22nd. 3 lion sightings: The 6 lionesses from the Marthly pride and both Clarendon males were found early this morning west of Campbell Koppies. They had their eyes set on a weak looking hippo in a pan nearby.

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Highlights of the week

November 15th. 4 lion sightings: a spectacular 2 hour long sighting was had this evening when we watched the Eyrefield pride hunting 2 buffalo- they eventually brought down a cow in the gentle rain south of Styx Crossing.

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November 5th. 5 lion sightings: 2 of the lionesses from the Marthly pride and their 5 cubs were found south of Stwise Koppie. The 2 Clarendon males were viewed south of Main Camp. Both Matshapiri males were found in Matshapiri Open Area.

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October 28th. 2 lion sightings: 6 lionesses from the Marthly Breakaway pride and both Clarendon males killed a buffalo south of Main Camp. The Eyrefield pride and both Matshapiri males were viewed near Confluence Crossing.

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October 18th. 3 lion sightings: 2 lionesses from the Styx pride are feeding off a triple buffalo kill in the northern parts of our reserve. The 2 Matshapiri males were viewed moving east across the reserve and into the Kruger National Park.

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October 11th. 2 lion sightings: A mind boggling sighting was had when we found a large unidentified male mating with the youngest Eryefield lioness just south of Rattray's camp. The rest of the Eyrefield pride were seen in the the Tamboti Thickets.

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September 24th. 2 lion sightings: the 6 lionesses of the Marthly Breakaway pride spent the day in the Sand River north of Dudley Crossing. The Eryefield pride and both Mathsapiri males were also in the Sand River- they spent the day south of West Street Bridge.

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Highlights of the week

October 3rd. Lions: the Matshapiri males provided us with an adrenaline pumping sighting as they attempted to catch a young hippo in the presence of its mother. 5 leopards: a collared young male leopard with a 3:3 spot pattern was found in the north.