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July update: Two leopards on a single game drive

  • August 04, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The month of July is over. It is still winter time, which means we experienced cold nights, pleasant, sunny days, not a single drop of rain, and the most important: fantastic game viewing. Here is the monthly update from the bush by our rangers.

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June Update: Renovations, rain and a honeybadger

  • July 02, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

June was an exceptional month in our safari operation. In the second half of the month, we had some amazing sightings, and in the first half Rhulani, was closed for major renovations.

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The day when an elephant took our camera

  • June 24, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Ranger's Blog

At Rhulani’s watering hole, at a hidden spot, a photo camera is placed, which captures images automatically when something moves in front of the lens. So we have made in recent months and years many beautiful, bizarre and surprising photos of animals, which passed by the lodge looking for water ...

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May Update: Sundowners with wild dogs

  • June 09, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

In Madikwe’s interim period between warm summer and cold winter, the climate was ideal for safaris. Rhulani’s guests enjoyed many unique wildlife observations. The highlight was the release of “our” young cheetah Iketle. Here is our May update from the bush.

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April Update: No ‘low season’ for wildlife

  • May 02, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The month of April is over. For Rhulani, this means the end of the high season. But not for the bush! Madikwe with its wonderful wildlife has actually high season all the time, which is confirmed by the high quality of wildlife observations. A review of the figures from April.

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March Update: Much more than just the ‘Big 5’

  • April 04, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Animal observations in March were as successful as in the previous month. The chance to see the famous ‘Big 5’ is very high, even for visitors who come to us just for one or two nights. But there was much more to see.

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February Update: Madikwe’s most beautiful colours

  • March 08, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

February was a wonderful month for us and our guests. Besides continued spectacular wildlife viewing the scenery was just fantastic. In the second half of the summer, nature is green and the sky light blue.

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Six months later: What about the wild dog puppies?

  • February 14, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Madikwe visitors may ask themselves: What happened to the nine wild dog puppies, which were born last July? A wonderful story continues.

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January Update: Leoprad sightings are increasing

  • February 06, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The first month of the year is already over. The quality of wildlife viewing on our game drives remains at the highest level, and our guests enjoyed unforgettable moments in the bush. The frequency of leopard sightings is increasing.

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December Update: Baby time in Madikwe

  • January 03, 2016 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The last month of the year was not only special because our guests spent the Christmas days with us. The African animals showed up in all their beauty, and with a lot ob babies!

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