Tag Archives | Xivambalana

Fair well but not goodbye

  Hi everyone!  I finally managed to get out on drive a couple of days ago and yesterday and was hoping to have some pictures of the queen herself, but sadly she is playing hide and seek! Karula and the kids were seen down by room 8 yesterday by the staff, but by the time […]

 

 

 

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Great friends and awesome memories!

Xivambalana 22 Nov Hi everyone, With a couple of days left, we are still seeing some awesome sights and making memories which I am sure we will continue to do right up to the last. Xivambalana came to visit camp again so everyone was treated to a tour of WildEarth camp along the way on […]

 

 

 

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Grandfather protects cubs?

  All boys together, fantastic collage of the rouge male, Mufufunyane and Xivambalana! HI everyone! I am still amazed at what transpired on the afternoon drive of the 10th! After a false start in the morning, the team became full on technicians to resolve the issue which prevented us going on drive. With the help of […]

 

 

 

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The return of the pachyderms!

How we found Xivindzi on 6th Nov Hi everyone! After the amazing sightings of the leopards, they still seem keen to share more time with us! On the 6th Nov, it was a quiet morning but as we drove down mvubu road I happened to glimpse Karula’s little princess sitting like one on a termite […]

 

 

 

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A leap of leopards!

Wow wow wow! Did I say Wow already?! Hi everyone! What an incredible sighting we had on the 2nd Nov! Father, son of 3 years old and cubs of 1 year old together! Floppy ear nursing her cubs Drive started slowly due to it being so cold. I was completely wrapped up in bennie, scarf, […]

 

 

 

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Practice makes perfect!

Hi everyone! Despite the fantastic thunder storms and rain which ceased play for the morning drives over the last few day,  we have still had a wonderful time with our spotted felines as they have been practicing their hunting skills! Just as Xivambalana was found sitting on the side of Aulbury’s road by Marc and […]

 

 

 

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Family reunions

Hi everyone, Once again we have had some wonderful interactions this week! We have been fascinated by the hyena clan and a few mysteries there have been solved! Teddy! We have only really seen Teddy’s mum over the last few visits with the other 2 mothers being very scarce! I was convinced floppy ear was mum to […]

 

 

 

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Mixo vs Xivambalana!

Karula Hi everyone! What an exciting couple of days we have had with the drives! WE first heard the brilliant news about Mixo, Karula’s son, being around the lodge on Sunday morning 16 Oct from the guides. With him being nearly 3 years old, he left home to explore further afield about 6 months ago […]

 

 

 

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Meet Xivindzi and Xivambalana

 Xivindzi on AM safari 13 Oct  Hi everyone! It is great to be back! What a great start to the drives this cycle with a visit from 5 gentle bull elephants and Xivindzi. Now 11 months old, she really has the look of her mother and a personality to match! Xivindzi 13 Oct A few people said […]

 

 

 

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All the spots this week!

Hi everyone, Is it just me or do you sometimes feel there are just not enough hours in the day?! Not only have we spent some quality time with Xivindzi, as well as the leopard family, but we even had a sighting of the rare wild hunting dogs!! Albeit briefly, but we had the pack […]

 

 

 

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