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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Southern Africa Bush Tails

Climate and Landscape There is still plenty of water, and the bush is beautifully green. The albida trees are in bloom, and are dropping their flowers everywhere while the evergreen mopane trees and natal mahogany trees add a lush green beauty to the landscape. April has had rather unusual weather

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

The Soccer coaching clinics held in Maun and Sankuyo village recently were facilitated by professional soccer player and CITW Ambassador, Gordon Gilbert. The event was organized by CITW Botswana and soccer teams from primary schools in Maun were invited:   the “Re ba bona Ha” which is a team of

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

This week’s images are through the lens of ranger James Moodie . He has captured some amazingly stunning pictures of wild cats and other game seen at MalaMala. Enjoy! This winter we are bound for some epic duals. As the land dries up, the struggle for territory intensifies and predators

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Climate and Landscape  The wet season is nearing its end although we experienced quite a rainy fortnight at the beginning of the month. We now have beautiful blue and starry skies, the norm in Africa’s dry season. Once again it has been wonderful to be out in the evenings looking

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Experience, Sabi Sand, Safari, Wildlife Last week was a very special one for visitors to Singita Sabi Sand, as the brand new Hlabankunzi leopard cubs made their public debut! The female has moved into the territory of the Ravenscourt female, who was killed roughly a year ago, and now patrols

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New departure point for Tswalu guests at OR Tambo opens soon Tswalu will soon be moving its Johannesburg departure point to Fireblade Aviation, the first 7 Star VIP aircraft facility at OR Tambo International Airport. The facility will open in the next few months, and will offer a world class

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White Wildebeest – Guide: Gareth Broekhuizen During an airport transfer we spotted a single white Cookson’s Wildebeest in amongst a herd of 45 individuals. An albino adult is rarely seen let alone a herd of 45 wildebeest so the transfer was put on hold to enjoy the great sighting. Many

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A battle between Wild Dog & Hyena, on foot! To come across the rare wild dog on a game drive is always a special experience, but to encounter a large pack on foot while they battle it out with a hyena clan over a kill, is simply unheard-of. It all

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Climate and Landscape  We have had some more rain and the area is looking better every day, especially around the camp. More rivers have been seen flowing through this desert area, although we are wondering if these are the final rains for the season. Nonetheless we are enjoying the cooler,

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Climate and Landscape  As summer draws to a close we have recorded less rainfall than in March. However we were still blessed with a couple of refreshing showers which came down in force, blowing from all directions, and giving guests a mid-drive shower to cool off. Less rain also meant

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