The Cat Report: Jan 20-26

SAABI SAND (Amber Eyes and Nhena sitting together, Photo Credit: Michael Fleetwood, safariLIVE, Djuma). Jan 20 Amber Eyes and Nhena were found together, both of them longuing near the road. They were preparing to mate, with Nhena watching Amber Eye’s mood carefully as he waited for the right [...]

By |2018-01-26T12:43:18+00:00January 26th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: Jan 20-26

The Cat Report: Jan 13-19

SABI SANDS (Thandi’s daughter playing with her mother, Photo Credit: Roshni, safariLIVE, Djuma). Jan 15 Thandi and her cub were lying relaxed next to a log. Thandi was trying to sleep while her cub was far more energetic. Thandi’s daughter thus leaped and jumped all over her mother, [...]

By |2018-01-22T13:42:18+00:00January 19th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: Jan 13-19

The Cat Report: January 6-12

SABI SAND (Hosana having himself a nap, Photo Credit: Edward, safariLIVE, Djuma) January 7 Hosana was found near the tree where he placed his kill. The kill, however, was not there anymore and poor Hosana seemed quite confused by its absence. Some other animal must have taken it [...]

By |2018-01-22T14:07:33+00:00January 12th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: January 6-12

The Cat Report: December 30 – January 5

 SABI SAND (Thandi and her cub lying together on a log, Screenshot Credit: Kim Eckert, safariLIVE, Djuma). THANDI January 1 In the early hours of the morning, WE found a special treat to ring in the New Year: Thandi and her cub were lying together on a log [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:42:26+00:00January 5th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: December 30 – January 5

The Cat Report: December 22-29

SABI SAND (Tingana on the look-out, Photo: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Djuma) TINGANA December 22 While WE were taking a morning bumble we stumbled upon fresh leopard tracks which quickly led us to Djuma’s dominant male- Tingana. The leopard was sawing, his gaze consistently pointing south. The assumption was [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:46:22+00:00December 29th, 2017|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: December 22-29

The Cat Report: December 15-21

SABI SAND MYSTERY MALE LEOPARD (Who was too sly for a pose for a decent photo...) December 19 Although WE only caught brief glimpses of this reclusive leopard, it was enough to be able to identify him as the new male leopard that was seen mating with the Ingrid Dam female last week. [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:47:17+00:00December 21st, 2017|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: December 15-21

The Cat Report: December 8-15

SABI SAND (An injured and dejected wild dog, Screenshot Credit: Agnes Zsiga, safariLIVE, Djuma) INVESTEC PACK (IMBALI BREAKAWAYS) December 9 WE witnessed a wild dog’s worst nightmare this week: an injury that prevented it from sticking with the pack. When we found the dog, it was alone, limping [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:48:42+00:00December 16th, 2017|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: December 8-15

The Cat Report: Nov. 24 – Dec. 01

SABI SAND (Screenshot credit: Paul) Thamba November  24 A side-striped jackal taunted Thamba on the airstrip, whose focus remained on a nearby impala herd. (Screenshot credit: Tony Dalton) Investec Pack of Wild Dogs November  30 The pack flushed out an impala lamb [...]

By |2018-01-23T05:52:23+00:00December 1st, 2017|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: Nov. 24 – Dec. 01

The Cat Report: Nov 3-10

SABI SAND (Resting while keeping a lookout, Screenshot Credit: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Chitwa Chitwa) KUCHAVA November 3 There haven’t been many sightings of Kuchava on SafariLIVE lately, but her presence is nevertheless a force to be reckoned with. When WE met up with Kuchava she was scent marking, [...]

By |2018-01-23T06:00:15+00:00November 10th, 2017|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: Nov 3-10