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Life of a Ranger: Lion roaring

  • August 11, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever had the opportunity to listen to an impressive lion roar up close and feel how the vehicle is shaking? Rhulani’s ranger Alasdair arrives just in time for this spectacular show and tells us more about the roaring lions in Madikwe

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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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Life of a Ranger: Warthogs

  • July 28, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever watched on a safari the small, nimble Warthogs, that run like lightning, tail up, through the savannah? Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Ranger Martin shows us a recent sighting of a cute warthog family and tells us more about these interesting animals.

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Life of a Ranger: Elephant bush bath

  • July 14, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever watched the spectacle of a large herd of elephants at the waterhole? Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Ranger Alasdair tells us tells us about his fascination with elephants and how beautiful it is to watch them for hours playing and having fun in the mud.

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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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Rhulani Insights 119 – Releasing a Rock Python

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

The youngest Field Guide in our five-member ranger’s team, Martin, is a well-known animal lover. In addition to his passion to learn about these rare animals, he helps injured or threatened snakes to recover until he releases them back into the wild nature.

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Life of a Ranger: Cheetah calling

  • June 30, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever heard a cheetah calling? Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Head Ranger Sean tells us about a recent Game Drive, where we found a male cheetah calling for his brother. Learn more about the cheetahs in Madikwe and Sean’s passion for this beautiful animal.

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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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