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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
Unread postPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:53 am 
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On our Dec/Jan trip 2 years ago we decided to have a lie in.
However I couldn't sleep , so I took my coffee to the stoop and had a great view of 4 elephants on the opposite bank coming down for a bathe and play.

Last Oct we arrived back from a drive, having just seen 8 lions on the bridge over the river.
When we asked our neighbours if they'd seen them they replied no, not from the bridge, but they got a good view of the trying to bring down a giraffe on the sand bank opposite the chalets.

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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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We spent 2 hours with torches watching 4 male lions hunting in the reeds right in front of our river view tent one night in August. It was amazing, one of the highlights of our trip!! Just a shame it was too dark for photos...


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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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Hyena's ellies buff hippos and while we were on a night drive my parents saw a male lion walking along the fence while they were on the deck

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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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we had this guy visit us a few times while camping there two years ago :

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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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Penny wrote:
We have had elephant and a male lion INSIDE the camp on the same morning!


An elephant and a male lion inside Lower Sabie, when did this happen (I know of the lioness that accidentally ran into the camp and was subsequently shot)?


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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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3lions were not long ago in lower sabie picnic area.all day visitors had to be evacuated and rangers had to get them out of the site.SCARY but true...

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 Post subject: Re: sightings within Lower Sabie Camp
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The elephant and lion incident was in October 1998!

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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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Hate to see animals dissed.

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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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Last year while camping at Tsendze I dropped a piece of lettuce while I was preparing our evening meal, out of nowhere ran a squirrel and before he/she reached it a Crested Barbet landed and grabbed the piece of lettuce, they tried to get it from each other but did not succeed,the cat and mouse game lasted almost 5 minutes with lots of dust and sand flying around, our camera was on the table but I would have loved to take some photographs

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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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The following pic was taken from No 3 campsite in Tsendze. Maybe not inside the camp but close enough with just a fence between us and the elie. :big_eyes:


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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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One of my best interactions with wildlife in a camp was in Skukuza this year in March!
Check out this bushbaby!
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And this snake near the bathrooms!
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I have also seen African Wild Cat, puff adder and Honey Badger in Satara camp :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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When last did Shingwedzi have any??


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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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Can't recall seeing anything in Shing :hmz:

Oh yes, a vervet in the car......

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 Post subject: Re: Wildlife in Camps
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Only animals I've ever seen is the ones in the Dayvisitors area when they are full of booze before it got banned! This includes most camps


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