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November 1, 2012

Whats in Bloom!

Gondwana Pin Cushions The spring flowers are out in carpets of oranges, yellows, purples and reds. As species such as the conspicuous Proteas become latent by the passing of winter, we are greeted by a fresh array of blooming plants. The increase in time of day has stimulated various plant species to flower and reproduce. The new season has encouraged rapid growth from
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November 1, 2012

Gondwana Wins GIFTTS Award!!

GIFTTS AWARD Press release Date: 30th October 2012 Gondwana is recognized for its Conservation and Green Initiatives In Delhi, India, Gondwana was selected among hundreds of applicants in the Preferred Hotel Group (PHG) to be the honouree in the category of Conservation Well Being in the hotel group’s GIFTTS Awards. GIFTTS (Great Initiatives for Today’s
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October 16, 2012

LION LOVE!

facebook2 It seems as though love is in the air at Gondwana Game Reserve. Two lion were spotted mating in the car park at Lehele Lodge. Shortly before, The lions had caught an Eland a few meters from the reserve and wildlife offices. The lion  pride have made monitoring relatively easy this week but rather difficult to get access into the office!
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October 16, 2012

Long Crested Eagle

Long-crested-Eagle Long Crested Eagle spotted on Gondwana today! This beautiful creature is way out of its distribution range, must have been attracted to the reserve by our beautiful Fynbos :)
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October 11, 2012

Secretary Birds!

secretary birds A Beautiful pair of Secretary Birds seen at Gondwana. Secretary birds are Large birds of prey and are recognized by their eagle type body and their long crane like  legs. However, when in flight this bird looks more like a crane than a bird of prey. Female and Male secretary birds are distinguished by the male having longer head plumes and
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September 7, 2012

Family school holiday safari special

Sundowners - 2010 BOOK NOW! Gondwana’s Fynbos Spring Special is Ideal for the Upcoming School Holidays! Sunshine, fun and a blooming special is how Gondwana Game Reserve is celebrating Spring just in time for the school holidays. With the winter quickly turning to spring, visitors to the Garden Route’s only Fynbos reserve that also boasts the Big Five will
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September 6, 2012

CT RUNAWAY HIPPO UPDATE

Hippo CT HIPPO UPDATE: THE CAPE TOWN HIPPO ELUDES CAPTURE TEAM LAST WEEK After a long second night, the team from Gondwana Game Reserve and the City of Cape Town had to call off the Houdini hippo capture last Thursday at about 4am in Zeekoevlei in Cape Town. Since this time the hippo has only been seen once by a resident. Gondwana Game Reserve and the
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