Rangers Review Launch : Monthly Highlights and Happenings

This is the first instalment of our monthly Rangers Review, a blog that highlights a few major events and our rangers’ favourite sightings from the month. This is the kick-off edition and we hope to document each notable occasion with a portfolio of images and video where possible. Below are a few of our highlights and happenings…

Umkumbe Leopard : Max, Tatowa and a Rare Sighting of Inyathini

Mxabene and the Bicycle Crossing male leopards are regulars on the Umkumbe traverse. Occupying different parts of the reserve, there’s generally no cause for concern about a potential scuffle and blood-curdling cat fight. While a sequel to Brad Pitt’s “Fight Club” might be well-received, it’s not something we’d like to witness in the world of leopards! …

Leopard and Hyenas : A Toxic Friendship

The prevalence of leopards within the Sabi Sand is a well-documented subject and eager safari-goers flock to the reserve to seek out this mysterious rosette patterned cat. The abundance of drainage lines, access to prey, water sources, and a varied habitat provides the perfect breeding and hunting grounds for leopards. The Sabi Sand, sharing unfenced…

BREAKING NEWS : 6 Mhangeni Breakaway Lionesses KILL Another Lioness

WARNING : GRAPHIC VIDEOS AND IMAGES AHEAD Ranger Nadia and her guests from Umkumbe Safari Lodge witnessed a rare and historical moment in the Sabi Sand towards the end of last week. While on out game drive, guests spotted the 6 Mhangeni Breakaway lionesses enjoying the company of the Matshipiri males. After a series of…