It pays to chat to the camp manager!

by Mario

Leopard cub at Shimuwini camp

Leopard cub at Shimuwini camp

We spent four days at Shimuwini - the first 3 days we had some sightings of elephant, buffalo, fish eagle, hippos but no cats. We then chatted to Johann, the Shimuwini camp manager, and he told us that he saw leopard spoor near the beginning of the first river loop on his morning walk that day. The next morning (our last morning there) we go to the river loop and voilĂ  - there was a leopard cub sitting on a rock looking at us!!

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Apr 26, 2012
Wildlife pictures are donated
by: Mario

No Gerald, a lot of people buy our images but we have donated a few framed images to the various parks. You will find our images hanging up in Etosha, Kgalagadi as well as some of the Kruger Park camps.

Apr 12, 2012
Nice photo
by: Gerald

I saw this photo hanging on the wall at the Shimuwini reception - did SANParks buy it from you?

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