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Field Guide Favourites – Bush Update

As February has drawn, and we entered the beginning of March, the general conditions of the bush is still very dry and has led to majority of our sightings have been close to water. The rainfall this summer has been very low and is said to be the worst drought in 30 years. The drought [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Bush Update

Field Guide Favourites – New Genet Family in the Lodge

Known for being extremely shy, I never thought that I would be fortunate enough to see a Genet so soon in my short time here at Cheetah Plains. Granted, I have been with the team for just over 6 and a half months, but I was made aware of the critters that are most rare [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – New Genet Family in the Lodge

Field Guide Favourites – 5 Questions with Myke Glasson

Myke is a field guide in training at Cheetah Plains who has a passion for the bush. Get to know a bit more about him in our 5 Questions with... Where did you work before / experience / training / background? Before Cheetah Plains, I worked in an entirely different industry: I was a floor [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – 5 Questions with Myke Glasson

Field Guides Favourites – 5 Questions with Andrew Khosa

Andrew Khosa is one of the longest serving members of staff at Cheetah Plains. He has worked his way all the up to Head Guide and is well known to many many guests who he has guided. Get to know a bit more about Andrew in this 5 questions with... Where did you work before [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guides Favourites – 5 Questions with Andrew Khosa

Field Guide Favourites – Birgit Rattmans Images

Recent visitor to Cheetah Plains, Birgit Rattmans was kind enough to share some of her lovely images with us. During her visit she was very fortunate to view a wide variety of game, along with fantastic behaviour. Thank you for sharing your images with us and our followers Birgit Image by Birgit Rattmann [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Birgit Rattmans Images

Field Guide Favourites – A day at the Waterhole

Written and Photographed by Joshua Gilbert A day at a Watering Hole As you are well aware we, South Africans, are going through one of the driest years since 1992. This period is known as a drought which means below average rain in a given region, resulting in serious water shortages in that area. Here [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – A day at the Waterhole

Field Guide Favourites – Valentines at Cheetah Plains

Valentine’s Day at Cheetah Plains is always a festive affair and the team met the day with much excitement at the chance to dive in and make this occasion as special as possible. The day started when the guests arrived back from the morning game drive, and each of our special ladies were presented with [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Valentines at Cheetah Plains

Field Guide Favourites – Birmingham Male Lion Coalition Takeover

Article and Images by Cheetah Plains Field Guide, Craig Hamilton The Birmingham coalition of 5 brothers first started entering the northern sands around October/November 2015. They come from the Timbavati area and were pushed out by their fathers to avoid competition. Birmingham Male Lions   It is always very exciting to find a [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Birmingham Male Lion Coalition Takeover

Field Guide Favourites – New Leopard Cubs

With the arrival of the new litter of cubs to resident female leopard, Inkanyeni, we have been left wondering who the male that sired them is. The cubs have been kept in dense thickets on the eastern side of Torchwood. Inkanyeni calling her cubs out of hiding We have been extremely fortunate to [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – New Leopard Cubs

Field Guides Favourites – 5 questions with Sakhile

As many of our guests at Cheetah Plains can attest, Sakhile is always there with a cold drink in hand, and a warm smile. We asked him 5 questions and hope that you will enjoy getting to know him and his background a little more. Where did you work before / experience / training / [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guides Favourites – 5 questions with Sakhile