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Highlight of the year: A Leopard kill next to our vehicle

  • October 22, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Last Thursday, the biggest safari highlight of the year happened, just in front of our eyes. After a long time we discovered the wonderful leopard “Munye”. We followed him for a short time when he was walking through the savannah. Then we saw how he killed a warthog right next to our vehicle. Our guests followed the spectacle and were blown away by this once in a lifetime experience.

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Looking for the Big5 - E6: Spotting baby elephants

  • October 19, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 6 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair finds us a heard of elephants with little babies, and a mother protecting them. Hold your breath!

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Looking for the Big5 - E5: A coalition or a pride of lions?

  • October 05, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 5 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair shows us a female lion, which we are following and learn more about pride (or coalition?) of lions.

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September update: one highlight after the other

  • October 02, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Every day there are new surprises and unique animal sightings in Rhulani as our statistics show. The September, which had just ended, was full of special events, so that one highlight after another followed. Here is our monthly summary.

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Looking for the Big 5 - E4: How to differentiate elephant from rhino (dung)

  • September 26, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 4 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair shows us elephant dung, and explains the main differences to rhino dung. You will also realize what amazing stuff elephant dung actually is!

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Female cheetahs: “Cross fingers and hold thumbs”

  • September 24, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Conservation, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Watch in a video how three female cheetahs arrive in Madikwe, as they jump out of their cages, and see Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Field Guide Sean, who speaks to Vincent van der Merwe from the Endangered Wildlife Trust about the “Female Cheetah Project” in Madikwe.

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Looking for the Big 5 - E3: How to analyse elephant tracks

  • September 08, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 3 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair shows us fresh elephant tracks. Learn how to read where the elephant was going, how big it was, and if the track is from a front or a back foot.

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August update: wild dogs at sundowners

  • September 04, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Each of the 31 days in August was full of excitement and highlights for our guests. The sun was shining every day, and the safaris – three and a half hours in the morning and in the afternoon - created unforgettable experiences with the African wildlife. Welcome to our monthly update from the bush.

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Looking for the Big 5 - E2: Tracking lions

  • August 25, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 2 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair has found lion tracks. Learn about how to read and follow them, and see that lions can come very close to Rhulani Safari Lodge

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Looking for the Big 5 - E1: Being a Lead Trails Guide

  • August 13, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 1 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair is presenting himself and makes an introduction to the next episodes.

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