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29 March 2010

Wildlife sightings - March

Maasai Mara The weather has changed again making for excellent game viewing. The skies are clear from morning to evening. The red-oat grass is a meter and half tall, only suitable for elephants and buffaloes because they can see the predators from afar. A good number of streams, luggas and rivers can be crossed to other parts of the reserve except for the Talek River. There is only one main bridge, which is passable. The other weathered crossings are still impassable as there is a lot of s…

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29 March 2010

Wildlife sightings - February

Following the heavy rains in the Mara, it’s been quite a challenge to drive to some parts of the reserve because of the black cotton soil which becomes a sticky mess.Fortunately, the mornings are superb - clear skies with the sun shining but changing to clouds and rain in the afternoons and night. The rivers, like the Talek, have filled up making it difficult to reach some areas. The grass is about a meter high and therefore the herbivores are avoiding these areas because they prefer short gras…

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24 March 2010

Migration Update - 24th March 2010

Our guides are reporting that the migration is still in the Ndutu area of the southern Serengeti, between Golini and Lemuta, and the game viewing has been fabulous There have been plenty of predator sightings: cheetahs hunting antelopes, lions stalking wildebeest and plenty of lion cubs. Over the last week we've had some rain to cool things down - morning showers - and the Ndutu area is looking quite green at the moment. MIGRATION UPDATE - 11th March 2010 The bulk of the migration is still …

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24 March 2010

Migration update - 24th March 2010

Our guides are reporting that the migration is still in the Ndutu area of the southern Serengeti, between Golini and Lemuta, and the game viewing has been fabulous There have been plenty of predator sightings: cheetahs hunting antelopes, lions stalking wildebeest and plenty of lion cubs. Over the last week we've had some rain to cool things down - morning showers - and the Ndutu area is looking quite green at the moment.MIGRATION UPDATE - 11th March 2010The bulk of the migration is still in the…

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24 March 2010

Migration update - 24th March 2010

Our guides are reporting that the migration is still in the Ndutu area of the southern Serengeti, between Golini and Lemuta, and the game viewing has been fabulous There have been plenty of predator sightings: cheetahs hunting antelopes, lions stalking wildebeest and plenty of lion cubs. Over the last week we've had some rain to cool things down - morning showers - and the Ndutu area is looking quite green at the moment.MIGRATION UPDATE - 11th March 2010The bulk of the migration is still in the…

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