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April 2013

Josh and the battle of the serpents – Selinda Reserve

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Driving back to camp after a splendid morning tracking a lone Lioness for two hours, eventually finding her plus four two and a half month old cubs. We were just passing an area locally known as Jouberts Island. Here the flood plains are drying up awaiting the seasonal flood to return. It has left pools and small puddles which the…

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March News – Duba Plains Camp, Botswana

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If you are asked to sum up Duba Plains in a matter of words then more often than not Lions, Buffalo, exceptional photography, Dereck and Beverley Joubert and National Geographic’s The Last Lions come to mind. The Lion and Buffalo interaction is world famous and we are one of the top places in Africa to see the kings of the…

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March News – Selinda Camp, Botswana

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In life there are so many situations that may be defined as the mundane, they happen once, twice, one hundred times.  Even some beautiful sights like a picture by the masters can be viewed over and over.  A discovery is a moment that will never happen again. You are the privileged individuals to see that once in an eternity event….

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March News – Zarafa Camp, Botswana

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27th March 2013 – 6.10am “we hear erratic splashing coming from the water in front of tent 4”. “In the cool of the early morning our guests had been watching the moon set from the main deck.  When there is a full moon you can enjoy its last hanging moments reflecting off the Zibidianja lagoon before the sunrise takes over…

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Sunday Times Magazine profiles the life of Dereck & Beverly Joubert

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While there’s no doubt that being alluded to as the Brangelina’s of the safari industry is quite a compliment, there’s much more substance to the work of Dereck & Beverly than appearances. Tiara Walters of South Africa’s Sunday Times weaves a story which we hope will “turn around a billion Chinese”. But it requires your help, too. Read it by…

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March news – Mara Toto & Mara Plains Camps, Kenya

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“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in it’s beauty” Albert Einstein Happy Easter to you from the team on the plains of the Masai Mara and Kenya, where the elections and appeals have gone smoothly and peacefully. Since our last report a few…

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Great Plains April Fool Story – The Eccentric Cheetah Sehema

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Last year we witnessed some extraordinary sightings involving a rather eccentric Cheetah we called Sehema, this means silly in Setswana. Two of the highlights came in as many days. The first involved some of our Selinda Camp guests who came across what seemed to be a Cheetah stalking something. Cheetah are our rarest cat so this was something to get…

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