Ingwelala Shareblock

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- Updated 14/12/2016

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Weather

Rainfall: January 2017:
1983 - 2017 83.5mm
   
Temps:
1992 - 2017
Max: 37°C
Min: 17°C
   
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News Archives

Water Polo Event (December 2016)

A water polo event, organised by Charlie and Raymond, was a great success. A good R20000 was donated and received for the Skey-Hawk project.

Here are photos that Ingrid Passier took on the 31st of December 2016 around the pool.

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Little Elephant

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Here are some photos of the little elephant that was abandoned by his mother and trying to survive without the herd. Marc told us his age was about 2 years but the elephant was very small and undeveloped.

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2016 Reflections

Notwithstanding the achievements of your Board and the critical role it plays in fulfilling its requirements to sustain a fully functional and operational Share Block through sound governance, compliance and transparency, I summarise at Reserve level, the challenges and achievements made in the field during 2016. There is no order of priority nor any expression of seasonal time lines.

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Contours

In August 2016, Management reported on the shallow contour lines ripped on the Wahlberg Plains on Argyle and the Serengeti Plains on Buffelsbed (under "Conservation").

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Predators and Buffalo in camp

Looking at a satellite image of Ingwelala Camp shows what an oasis we are.

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Lion encounters - Fuller family

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The following contribution is from the Fuller family in Bungalow # 42, who describe these fascinating encounters with lions during their recent visit to Ingwelala.

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Leopard in camp

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This aging female leopard presented an interesting story before it was, sadly, euthanased.

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Altered behaviour in animals - drought-related?

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I hope you may find the following thread of pictures interesting, these are personal observations of processes I have not yet observed in the field before.

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Two birds of prey and a serpent

We were driving down the eastern side of the river heading towards Timbavati Crossing when we saw a Brown Snake Eagle fly across our path. We were amazed that it was able to manage and carry such a large snake in flight.

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