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Little Vumbura - December 2015

Dec 16, 2015  |   Little Vumbura

Climate and Landscape
December was an extremely hot month at Little Vumbura with very little rain. There were a couple of days with very strong wind storms and a little drizzle but overall it was a very dry month. The maximum temperature recorded was 40° Celsius with a minimum afternoon temperature of 32° C. The level of the Delta waters increased slightly after the heavy storm but it has subsequently dropped noticeably again.

Wildlife
Game was outstanding on the Kwedi Concession with sightings of three cheetah feeding on an impala as well as our female leopard Selonyana and her cub seen looking for prey.

Our famous Kubu Pride was seen but not as often as expected. It seems they have moved out of their regular area. However, one of...

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Snares are a major hazard for painted dogs and removing them is rarely straight forward. This is a story about a snared dog called Cusp and how Painted Dog Conservation (PDC) responded to the emergency. The event took place at the beginning of this year and tells of the six days when Peter Blinston, Jealous Mpofu, Dr Makzikanda, Nick Dyer and Munyaradzi Chiwara went is search of the Broken Rifle Pack,...

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