African Wild dogs

June 2022 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Sat July 16, 2022 in Sightings Report.

The lions and leopards of the Klaserie have not disappointed this month - with many wonderful sightings of both species, spoiling our guests with a whole trove of unforgettable memories. Late rains have splashed shades of green amongst the largely yellow grass and even caused a few flowers to bloom unseasonably. Keep reading to discover some of our favourite moments from June.

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February 2022 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Tue March 15, 2022 in Sightings Report.

The month of love proved yet another fruitful time in the Klaserie reserve. Some cool, overcast days offered welcome respite from the summer heat and the bush is looking as lush and green as ever. From leopard kills to heavily pregnant lionesses, the cats came out in force for our fortunate guests - keep reading to discover more!

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November 2021 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Fri December 17, 2021 in Sightings Report.

November started with a bang as the very first morning our guides located the River pride feasting on a giraffe kill in the ridges above the Klaserie river. With the summer temperatures heating up, our favourite feline family soon decided the cool river sands below were a better way to spend the day and, one-by-one, migrated to their watery namesake. It was here, enjoying a wonderful view of the pride lying up amongst the reeds, that the Island female leopard and her cub were spotted hiding in a huge Nyala tree just 100 metres away.

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October 2021 Sightings - Part 2

Posted by Emily on Fri December 3, 2021 in Sightings Report.

Beyond some incredible lion sightings, October also proved a fantastic month for the many other wild and wonderful creatures of the Klaserie. Catch up with your favourite leopard, African wild dog and other characters with part 2 of our October update...

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July 2021 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Fri August 13, 2021 in Sightings Report.

July is traditionally considered a great month for predator sightings in South Africa. Winter coincides with the dry season here in the Lowveld, forcing animals to gather at the dwindling water sources. As the trees surrender their leaves and the grass becomes thin and sparse, it can become easier to spot the elusive leopard or sleepy lion lying up in the bush. No surprise then that we had another bumper month of Big cat sightings! Read on for more...

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