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June 11, 2012

New Buffalo Calf Spotted!

buffalo Gondwana welcomes a new member to the buffalo herd. On the 15th of May, A heifer become a mother and gave birth to a baby boy. The youngster still clumsy on his feet followed his mother through the thicket to meet the rest of the herd. The mother has been very protective over her calf keeping him well hidden away in the dense bush. As the calf grow
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June 11, 2012

Daily Caracal Sightings

319893_10150959969377178_1206119731_n Daily Caracal sightings near Kwena Lodge  Most bush fanatics will admit that a caracal sighting is definitely a special occasion.  The fiercely territorial caracal is one of the most skittish and rarest cats in Africa.  The caracal population on Gondwana has become accustomed to game viewing vehicles, providing some great entertainment on
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June 11, 2012

Protea Forest

proteas The Protea Forest is in full bloom this time of year with thousands of the Bearded Protea dotting the landscape. Fynbos is not only famous for its remarkable diversity, but also the beauty of many of its wildflowers. The landscape has become blanketed in an array of vivid colours, with many of the Proteas and Erica's coming into full bloom. A li
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June 1, 2012

Black Rhino Conservation Experience

black rhino 1 [quote]Gondwana Game Reserve proudly invites you to experience an exclusive and critically important Black Rhino anti-poaching and conservation initiative.[/quote] Given the endangered status of the Desert Black Rhino and dramatic rise of rhino poaching, it is imperative to keep an active tracking device in the horn of all rhino. These need to b
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May 24, 2012

The Days Of Our Lions

gondwana 128 The lion has been an icon for humanity and have enjoyed a positive depiction in culture as strong but noble. Gondwana’s male lion fits the description perfectly. Until recently the male and female lions have avoided each other residing on opposite ends of the reserve. Gondwana management intervened to promote a bonding process whereby the entire
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December 5, 2011

Time is precious for little Dominique

Time is precious for little Dominique Gondwana recently heard about a heartbreaking story right here in Sedgefield and immediately jumped in and supported the Du Toit family. Read their story here. Should you wish to assist the Du Toit family in any way please contact Louise – louise@gondwanagr.co.za so we can see if we can continue to suppor
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October 11, 2011

Buffalo on horseback

On the 14th of June myself, Tracey, Justin Dare our stable manager and one of our homeowners Aarnie Van Der Horst went on a outride , I picked up a problem with my bridle and had to return to the stables with Justin. We decided we had to canter and gallop to catch up to Tracey and Aarnie so we had a great time riding through the fynbos, however
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October 11, 2011

Lion Kill At Kwena

Last week after the heavy rains we were on our way in to Kwena Lodge when we spotted fresh lion tracks as well as zebra tracks, The lions were following them on a hunt. We suspected something had happened nearby as we could feel the tension in the air ,shortly afterwards Chantelle De Bertoli called in that she had spotted a dead zebra 30 meters fr
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