A lion kill right in front of us and the only people there for an hour……. that’s how we started our day in the Park today ! The kill took place at the air strip in the south of the Park. The unfortunate victim was a fully grown zebra, and when we arrived the blood was still dripping from this poor animal. Maybe not what everyone would like to see but that’s the way it goes down in the bush ! When we passed by the scene later on in the day the carcass had virtually been cleaned up and what was left was being scavenged by the vultures – mainly white backs but also one white faced vulture. Just as well for the lions because the rest of the day was fairly pedestrian with only isolated elephant and buffalo sightings. Plenty of white rhinos as has been the case recently but no sign of black rhinos for the first time in a couple of days.
Hluhluwe / Umfolozi : Sat 24 & Sun 25 Jan 2015
It was a weekend of great sightings despite the very hot and windy weather experienced. On Saturday we encountered a...