The Cat Report 30 June – 7 July

ANGAMA PRIDE (Angama lioness gazing intently over the plains, Screenshot Credit: safariLIVE) 30 June All of the lionesses and their cubs were found on the move again, with one of the cubs pausing in an attempt to take in the view from a balanites tree. 3 July The lionesses, after a failed zebra hunt, [...]

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The Cat Report 23 June – 30 June

THAMBA   (Screenshot: Debbie Vancouver) 24 June This week's Cat Report kicks off with young Thamba on home ground lying close to the dam, he later proceeded to get up and move around, taking time to give himself a morning bath. He was also looking alertly at some impala, but did not pluck up the courage [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|cat-report, safariLIVE|0 Comments

The Cat Report: 2 June – 9 June

Friday 2 June As the day started to cool on the Sunset safari, WE visited the Styx pride and their cubs who were finishing off the last of their buffalo kill. The cubs were feisty, scrapping amongst themselves for the last of the tender bits - the lionesses tolerant but occasionally administering some disciplinary growls. [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|cat-report|0 Comments

The Cat Report 26 May – 2 June 2017

Friday 26 May After their morning antics, WE eagerly searched for the Nkuhuma pride again. WE found the cats relaxed and dozing in the afternoon sun; the cubs were playing around and chewing on sticks to alleviate their itching gums. They took their sleeping regime very seriously and save for the flick of an ear [...]

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The Cat Report: 28 April – 5 May

Friday 28 April The elusive Cheetah Brothers were staking out their claim on Cheetah Plains, tails held high as they scent-marked their way through the open grasslands before vanishing from sight. [Screenshot: Agnes Zsiga‎] Nearby lay Inkanyeni, her rosetted flaxen fur set off by the green of the grass, as she made contact calls to [...]

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The Cat Report: 14 April – 21 April

Friday, 14 April Xongile was found stalking impala on Gowrie Main. Darkness fell quickly and WE didn’t see her make a kill but left her hunting in the rain.  [Screenshot: Lily Brown] Saturday, 15 April Just past Cheetah Plains, camouflaged in long, long grass, Thandi and Thamba had hidden an impala kill (possibly from the [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|cat-report, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Cat Report: 07 April – 14 April

Friday, 07 April WE paid another visit to the Nkuhuma pride to see how they had gotten on with their meal. Having spent most of the day feasting on the diminishing buffalo kill they were stretched out contentedly, stomachs expanded to the maximum, breathing heavily to release the excess heat generated from another scorching day [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|cat-report, Uncategorized|0 Comments