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11 April 2005

Migration Report - February to April 2005

Sporadic rain over most of the southern part of the Serengeti ecosystem during February and March meant that the herds were constantly on the move in search of adequate water and grazing.In February, the area dried out extensively, and the main groups moved northwards and westwards, and soon many were to be found around Moru, while many more had moved deep into Maswa Game Reserve. Large numbers even went as far as the Musabi Plain in the Western Corridor. For much of the month, migration viewin…

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11 April 2005

Mara Big Cat Update:11th April 2005

Here’s what has been happening to your favourite felines since Heritage Hotels’ last wildlife update from the Cradle of Humanity (and Big Cats) back in early March:LionsWith the onset of the eagerly-awaited long rains, lion sightings are expected to decline across the Mara, as the herbivores head en masse for areas of short grass. However, through March, lion sightings remained good for Intrepids and Explorer guests, including several exciting daylight hunts. With many cubs to feed, the pride f…

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