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A short update on the cheetah situation in Madikwe

  • May 10, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

For many years, we have closely followed the development of the cheetahs in Madikwe. At Rhulani, we are primarily interested in helping the reserve get its own offspring for the first time, and we have offered sponsorships for new female cheetahs. Time for a short update.

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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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March update: Following a lion towards the setting sun

  • April 02, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Because of the late Easter this year, the month of March offered safari visitors in Madikwe a very quiet experience with nature. Time to relax and enjoy unique wildlife watching with the setting sun. Welcome to our monthly review from the bush.

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February update: A pack of wild dogs was released

  • March 01, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

While we are still in the middle of the rainy season, the month of February was a bit too dry for our nature and the animals. On the other hand our guests enjoyed many sunny days, magnificent sunsets and extraordinary highlights on safaris. The focus was on the release of a second pack of wild dogs in Madikwe. Welcome to our monthly report from the bush.

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A hesitating black rhino

  • February 11, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Luckily, Sean had his smart phone ready to film the moment when his vehicle suddenly stood in front of this totally relaxed black rhino. It was one of those incredible highlights that can happen on safari.

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January update: A good start, but sad news about the cheetahs

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

With the start of the new year, we linked seamlessly to the fantastic successes in game viewings of recent months. But bad news regarding the cheetah project, which we have been supporting in Rhulani for years, overshadowed the achievement.

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December update: Baby jackals and a Rock Python

  • January 05, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What a year-end! Our consistently good animal sighting statistics have been enriched by numerous special highlights. Welcome to our monthly report of our rangers from December.

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Two kills in one day

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

The New Year has started with a bang for our Rhulani guests. On the same day we found two big cats, which killed a prey.

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On a special game drive with Martin

  • December 21, 2018 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

As we know, every day something new happens in the African bush. Even our experienced sometimes get amazed. Today, on the morning safari, our youngest ranger Martin found a big Southern African Python. Listen to this story.

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