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Rangers Diary October 2020

This months ranger diary celebrates the recent downpour over Wild Ivory Eco Lodge takes a look at the life of the Welgevonden predators, and welcomes you back to the lodge after many months of Lockdown

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Local lockdown Special

Life under lockdown has its challenges, but travel shouldn’t have to be one of them, which is why we’re offering 25% discount to locals.

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Wild Ivory Ranger Diary May 2020

Our lives might have been put on hold due to Covid-19, but the animals are still free to roam. They make regular visits to Wild Ivory, and we hope that our guests will soon be able to do the same.

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Wild Ivory Rangers Diary June 2019

The reserve is still looking relatively green despite a drier summer than we would have liked. There was at least adequate rain to fill the local dam and keep the grazing and browsing in a reasonable condition through the summer months.

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Wild Ivory Rangers Diary October 2018

As we come towards the end of the dry season, the bush on Welgevonden is looking as dry as we have seen it for many years after the well below average rainfall for the previous summer.

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Wild Ivory News September 2017

As we near the end of the dry season it has been exciting times at Welgevonden as the plains projects which have been underway for the last couple of years come to fruition. The plains projects were established to increase the nutritional value of the grazing available on the reserve.

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Wild Ivory Monthly Update - August 2016

Seldom do we see the Waterberg as dry as it has been this year with most of the mountain streams and dams drying up and the bush looking as sparse and open as you will find it. Hopefully the rain is only 2 months away, but for the moment we will enjoy the extra visibility as animals congregate around the water and the thinner bush allows us to find the elusive predators.

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