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Weather and Landscape At last we have entered the ‘rainy season’ which has been very warmly welcomed by all. The temperatures have been very comfortable with the maximum being 32° C for the month and a minimum of 17° C. We have enjoyed some pretty spectacular African thunderstorms, with lightning

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Happy New Year! A full house at Little Vumbura on Christmas Day enjoyed a festive fare accompanied by singing and dancing with the staff choir. Guests travelling during Christmas expressed their appreciation of the attention to detail of the menu, the decorations and the Christmas gifts which made it feel

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Our work with the Painted Dog Conservation group has finished its second year now. As mentioned in the newsletter, we have identified and named 6 packs of dogs in Mana Pools numbering abo t 120 dogs, pending pup survivorship. There are now 4 dogs collared. The Vundu pack has 3

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The 2012 season is now at an end, thanks to all of you who came to stay with us, I hope your memories are good ones. Mana Pools never lets us down, once again she has revealed to us so many amazing sights, sounds and experiences, it keeps me in

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Celebrating Arbour Day with our Children in the Wilderness Eco Club schools Pafuri Camp once again organised the tree planting sessions at the Makuleke Schools during Arbour Week 2012. Michelle Hofmeyr of Skukuza Nursery kindly donated 30 indigenous trees (mangosteens, brown ivories, wild mangos and mahoganies). These trees were distributed

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It has been a wonderful and exciting start to the season at Vundu this year. Please enjoy reading updates on wildlife updates and camp updates. Elephants We were very happy to see Impi, Mudz i, Tusker, Hand Stand, Stompi, Harry and so many more of the amazingly friendly bull elephants

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Mana Pools – Zimbabwe Mana Pools Walking Trails is another 3 night venture, in which you are guided by foot along the mighty Zambezi River. A unique experience, each day is a 10km-20km trek past lions and wild dogs. This particular trip is exceptional as each day is conformed to

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New York, NY – July 10, 2012 – The Africa Adventure Company, a distinguished safari operator, makes an impressive debut on the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards. This prestigious recognition landed them second place in the “world’s best safari outfitter” category which is notable for the Africa Adventure

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LIKE A DUCK – preparing for Tour de Tuli It’s one week to the start of Children in the Wilderness’ biggest fundraising event, the 2012 Fedhealth Tour de Tuli. 270 mountain bikers, both local and international, will follow game paths in wildlife areas and pass through some community areas in

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Busy, busy, busy. Children in the Wilderness staff have been on the go. Camps, follow-ups, eco clubs, mentor training, community initiatives and fundraising activities; these are just some of the things we’ve been up to.   CHILDREN IN THE WILDERNESS BOTSWANA Kgola, a past Children in the Wilderness camp participant,

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