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Fabulous Selinda Reserve; Immaculate Great Plains Conservation; Driving around the reserve with the fabulous Vundi (November 2019) and lots lots more....


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madaboutcheetah

Thanks a lot for all the kind comments ...... You guys are much too kind! Please stay safe !!!!  @Peter Connan @Safaridude @elefromoz @Atravelynn

 

Next instalment - 7 Young males cast away from the main pride will make a Magnificent 7 some place in the next few years and rule their Kingdom for years to come .......... 

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Next instalment - Selinda's speciality ........ LEOPARD 

 

 

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Peter Connan

Thank you Hari, and may you also remain healthy!

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madaboutcheetah

Today's instalment ........ The male Lion here is Lo and Behold "Old Gunn" at the boundary with Lebala !!!  

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Sangeeta

The young males (7?? Wow!) were still somewhere inside Selinda, @madaboutcheetah

Any clue from the guides where they may be headed?

Lots of cheetah here :) After a longish time...

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madaboutcheetah

@Sangeeta - could be entirely new 7 young males from the next litters from the pride ..... 

 

they could venture North to Kwando or south to Duma Tau / Savuti ? Or even Chobe ?? 

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Next bunch of images ....... @Bush dog - Mike, i recall Vundi calling the area of the cheetah, salt pans area??? 

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Next lot of images.... Fat Cats!!! and Elephants (a Linyanti speciality) 

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The Final bunch of images from the wonderful Selinda Reserve .......... 

 

 Special thanks to the entire team there - Especially, Vundi the guide extraordinare!!! ..... Camp managers, Anika, Michael and Bujos ........ Fabulous food from Chef Tian (what can i say????) right now, Botswana is all a dream in the midst of this surreal nightmare we all live in!!!! 

 

Thank you all for following this report and all the kind comments and likes!!! Much appreciated....... Please take care and stay safe!

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Bush dog

@madaboutcheetah

 

Hi Hari!

 

Nice pictures!  It's always good to have news from Selinda.  That area you mentioned about the cheetahs, salt pans, is it in the north-eastern part of the concession close to its boundary.  If yes, I think there are pans there called salt pans but I'm not sure.  Or perhaps he said star pan?

 

Anyway, keep well and safe!

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Yes, Mike - the boys had just come in from Lebala side ...... So, you are right close to the boundary.  

 

Not Star Pan - that one , I know ..... the main big pan.  In 2016 when i was there we had Wild Dogs there!! 

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Bush dog

When I was there in November 2016, the Wapoka pride was often seen at Star Pan as well as the female leopard and its offspring (seen by you in February 2016).

 

Sometimes Lebala cars venture so far.  I saw Mr Mo there in March 2017.

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3 minutes ago, Bush dog said:

When I was there in November 2016, the Wapoka pride was often seen at Star Pan as well as the female leopard and its offspring (seen by you in February 2016).

 

Sometimes Lebala cars venture so far.  I saw Mr Mo there in March 2017.

 

 

Ah yes - Jane and Cubs.  She is special ...... I missed her - but, Vundi says, she's still around.  So, too Mr.Moe - she pops in the other side too ....... 

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Alex The Lion

@madaboutcheetah Looks like you and Vundi had a great time. Another person who when this is all over, I plan to spend more time with.

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michael-ibk

Thanks for another splendid report Hari. Gorgeous pictures - but that goes without saying. Take heart - it's tough right now but I'm sure we'll all get through OK and will again think about how to get on the next safari instead of lockdowns! And we still need to have another dinner somewhere, that only works when we can travel again. So travel again we shall. 🙂

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madaboutcheetah

Yes Michael .... agreed!!! @michael-ibk you haven't been in South India yet!!!!

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Antee

Nice reading and photos. Thanx alot and have a nice social distancing time!

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Hads

Thanks @madaboutcheetah for the amazing photo's and report.

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