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Lions vs leopards – an unforgettable safari encounter!

Posted by Emily on Thu February 1, 2024 in Sightings Report and Wildlife.

Big cats hold a special place in our imagination, with lions and leopards often being the most sought-after sightings on safari. Revered for their incredible beauty and ferocious power, it’s no wonder that we are fascinated with them. Yet, as much as we dream of the perfect lion sighting or a bucket-list leopard in a tree, we rarely dare to think of seeing both at once.

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Leopards of Klaserie Drift

Posted by Emily on Tue August 9, 2022 in Wildlife.

Over the years, our guides have had the luxury of getting to know many of the different leopards that call our part of the Klaserie home. Whilst some grow and move on to pastures new, others stay and thrive along our stunning section of the Klaserie River, even raising the next generation of fabulous felines right on our doorstep. Following their stories and learning about each individual character is a fascinating aspect of our guides' work. Here we share a little about just some of the incredible leopards that are currently found at Klaserie Drift.

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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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May 2022 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Wed June 8, 2022 in Sightings Report.

As the winter cold begins to bite, our early risers have been treated to some magical, mist-covered mornings as they head out on their sunrise safari. At Klaserie Drift, our guides love to take full advantage of this precious golden hour, where not only is the light fantastic for photography, but it’s also the time where our predators are most vocal - perfect for seeking them out before they settle for the day. Keep reading to find out which Klaserie characters have been making waves this month…

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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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