Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Bright Green Tale…from Richard & Tina.

When Tina and I get to manage various different Lodges as “locums”, we certainly do have some very “interesting” challenges to contend with from time to time. There are occasionally the more mundane problems…water pipes being broken, power failures, or … Continue reading

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The Elusive African Black Leopard makes a dramatic and sudden appearance once again…

There have been so few sightings of African Black Leopard over the past decades that it has been concluded that they no longer inhabit the forests around Sabie or even exist for that matter. At 06.30hrs on Tuesday morning 12th … Continue reading

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Some Wagoneering Dynamics encountered by Transport Riders.

The book of Jock of the Bushveld tells of so many experiences on Fitzpatrick’s journeys that in order to savour and digest the contents, one should actually read and re-read the book for those accounts. We take so much for … Continue reading

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Leopards in the mountains behind Sabie

Sightings of leopard are quite common in the mountains behind Sabie. Cyclists competing in the various cycling events over the years have not infrequently come across leopard near the mountain trails, especially near Maritzbos. On one occasion they encountered a … Continue reading

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An extremely rare African “Red” Leopard was recently killed on the road near Lydenburg

An extremely rare African “Red” Leopard was recently killed on the road near Lydenburg. The fully-grown female apparently carried a very rare genetic mutation called erythrism, which refers to the unusual reddish pigmentation of its fur and skin.. Mr Egbert … Continue reading

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