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September update: Elephant chases a leopard away

  • October 02, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The lack of water pose great challenges for us and the animals at the end of winter time. On the daily safaris with our guests we still enjoyed unique game viewing, such as when an elephant chased a leopard away from the waterhole. Welcome to our monthly update from the bush.

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Celebrating the annual “World Rhino Day”

  • September 23, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation

The “Madikwe Rhino Walk” took place for the fifth time last Sunday. It was a day to raise awareness of these wonderful but critically endangered animals, and to give an insight into the activities of the reserve to protect our rhinos.

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A successful relocation from eight wild dogs with Rhulani

  • September 07, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

An unusual activity in connection with Madikwe’s extensive wild dog project provided an unforgettable day for Rhulani’s guests. Three female and five male wild dogs have been relocated to a larger boma. The capture of the animals, the move, the medical care and the release at the new place took the whole day.

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August update: Notable changes in the wild dog population

  • September 04, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The beautiful month of August showed a lot of sunshine and thus a wonderful safari experience for all our guests. But the end of the winter season brought us also dry and dusty days. The highlight: We make a sensational announcement regarding the wild dogs, known as the characteristic animal for Madikwe. Welcome to our monthly report from the bush.

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July Update: The cheetah on the tree

  • August 03, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that even cheetahs can climb trees? If not, you could have followed this as a Rhulani guest with us last month. Welcome to our July review from the bush.

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Win a cocktail - Rhulani’s guests create a bird encyclopedia

  • July 23, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities, Wildlife

Madikwe Game Reserve is a true bird paradise. According to the latest estimates, there are more than 400 different bird species. On 17 October 2018 we began to photograph the birds and to create an encyclopedia. Our guests win a cocktail at the bar when they send us a new bird photo. Follow the current status here!

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June update: A pack of 20 Black-backed Jackals

  • July 07, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Winter time means for us a bit of tranquility in Madikwe Reserve, shorter days, cool nights, but lots of sunshine. Visitors are impressed by the beauty of nature and the fascinating wildlife during this time. For example, we suddenly met about 20 jackals in the open field. Here is our summary from last month.

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April update: A wonderful caracal sighting

  • May 06, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The month of April was quite busy for us as a result of Easter and holiday time. Often our lodge was fully booked. The animal observations remained at a consistently good level, which is proven by the daily statistics. We would like to specifically mention a non-everyday caracal sighting here.

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Do you know the “Big Five”?

  • May 04, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

On safari with Rhulani you have the opportunity to see the so-called “Big 5”. But who are these Big 5? Why are they so famous, and how likely is it to find them?

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Fun in the boma

  • April 21, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

A beautiful evening, starry sky, a delicious dinner, and above all, the right people gathered around the crackling fire. These are the best conditions to get the mood right in our traditional boma. Take a look!

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