Lions take Cape Buffalo Just Outside Satara Camp

by Bob Shepardson
(DeBary Fl U.S.A.)

Satara lion kill 1

Satara lion kill 1

In late August, while staying in Satara Sherry and I, along with much of the rest of the camp, had an early wake up call - the roaring of lions at about 2 am! The roaring and snarling went on for a couple of hours with the whooping of Hyena added to the melody. We were the second car out in the morning and found the kill just off the road. It was in fact only a couple of hundred meters from our room, as we were in the "A" circle. In the last photo you can see some folks looking from within the park.

In addition to the photos, I took some overexposed video
which shows the Hyena whooping and how they appear to use the ground to project the sound.

Let us know if you would like to see more of the action.

Hope you enjoy the video.

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Nov 09, 2012
Another great sighting
by: Anonymous

Wow Bob and Sherry what a sighting and right on your door guys seem to have all the luck. I would not like to mess withthese lions, they look mean.

Nov 07, 2012
The video makes this story!
by: Amanda

The photos are good but the video provides so much more, thanks for posting!

Nov 06, 2012
by: Jim

Exciting experience and great lighting for the photos and video.

Nov 06, 2012
What a great sighting Bob!
by: Mario

We saw the sighting mentioned on Kruger Sightings but had no idea that you had front-row seats!

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