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Lion Cub In Klaserie Game Reserve

How Lions Strengthen Their Bonds

A lion pride is an amazing thing... Females and youngsters move around the wilds of the bush and can not only survive, but they keep up a close bond through all the trials and tribulations Licking, nuzzling and cuddling each other are some of the ways lions keep the bonds within the pride strong. In fact, if lions meet other lions and one party is reluctant to meet up and greet it is a sign that this particular party are…

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Male Lions In Klaserie Game Reserve

Our Lions of the Klaserie Drift

When you are within a 5 million acre wildlife paradise, animal sightings can be either amazing or very slow... Animals come and go in this pristine wilderness and often you only get to see an animal once in its lifetime, especially elephant and buffalo We are lucky enough to have a pride of lion on our area of the Klaserie that we have become quite used to... We've become like family, except Christmas dinners are not an option out here…

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Elephant Eating In Kruger Park

Elephants Enjoying a Mud Bath

Elephants are amazing creatures and often guides will neglect a sighting like this in favour of trying to find one of the cats... However, you can have so much fun just watching how elephants behave around a mud wallow or water source They wallow in mud and spray themselves with sand to get rid of parasites and ticks. They can also swim as far as 30km in deep water using their trunk as a snorkel. An elephant in Kariba Dam…

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Lion In Akagera National Park

Lion Kill

In September we were in the Klaserie Private Game Reserve and, as usual our lion pride were giving us some great opportunities to take a few photos... On this particular morning, we spotted our lionesses in the riverbed. At this stage they had just had their cubs and were hiding them in some foliage along the river. We followed them, anxiously waiting to catch a glimpse of the new additions, but like good mommies normally do, they kept them out of reach…

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Guests On A Walk With Cheetah In Greater Kruger Park

On a Hunt with Cheetah

One morning in May 2015, we set out on an early morning walk with two cheetah brothers, Floppy and Hunter... What!!?? How!!?? Well, let me explain... On a few of our safaris we stay at Tshukudu Game Reserve, which is a 12 400HA game reserve on the western boundary of Kruger Park. There, they have three cheetah siblings who grew up on the farm... Now, cheetah are very interesting animals when it comes to human interaction. You can bring cheetah up…

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Wild Dog On A Kruger Safari

Wild Dog Sighting in the Klaserie

We have had such a great year that we are a few months behind our sightings! Just crazy and so blessed... We were at one of our northern camps in March and I was guiding two awesome new Moriti family members, Keith and Kate. We had been in Cape Town for 3 nights and were ready for some African bush action! Our first morning had yielded a sighting of the full lion pride we have on the property (about 13…

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Lion Kill Near Skukuza

ROUTE: Paul Kruger Gate / Skukuza / Sabie River / Paul Kruger Gate TIME: 4 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 83 km BIG 5?: Elephant, buffalo, rhino and lion Date: 02 October 2011 Yes, can you believe we actually saw that! It was a great moment for me and my guests that is for sure!! We arrived at Paul Kruger around 14:00 for what we thought was going to be a lazy Sunday drive... We drove…

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