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Field Guide Favourites – Interesting Leopard Behaviour

The leopards in the Northern Sabi Sands are well known and well followed through various social media streams. A female leopard who we only started viewing in the last couple of years is an older [...]

November 21st, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Elephants around Camp

Images & Text by Candace Grey There is nothing quite like enjoying a cold drink on a hot day and watching as a herd of elephants quietly crowd around the small pan in front of [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Ulli Mühlhoff Visit

We recently hosted Ulli Mühlhoff and his wife at Cheetah Plains as a leg of their Safari itinerary. Ulli was kind enough to send through some of his images taken at the lodge, along with [...]

October 20th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – September at Cheetah Plains

The 1st of September marked the start of the spring season, here in South Africa, and it is a much celebrated day. Most schools have a special “civvies” day (casual clothing worn instead of uniform) [...]

September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Field Guide Favourites – August Update

We have had some rain!! Only 11mm, mind you, but it was still enough to wet the ground and kick start a little bit of grass growth. This is such splendid news for the grazers [...]

August 26th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Camera Trap

Cheetah Plains Guests, Mike and Mandy van Eck spent some time with us a little while ago. They brought along their camera trap and asked if they could set it up at a small pan [...]

August 6th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Mandela Day Magic

On Monday 18th July 2016, 10 Cheetah Plains staff, and 9 guests went out into the community to celebrate Mandela Day. We had arranged a visit, at short notice, with the local primary school. The [...]

July 25th, 2016|Articles|