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Robbie developed a passion for the African bush from many visits to his family’s small holding in a greater conservancy just outside Johannesburg. Living in the big city his whole life, he always found refuge in the outdoors and has grown to appreciate ...

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Karen Taylor

So wonderful to see so many cubs, so wish I was at Londolozi to see them. Stay safe little cubs.

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Tracker

What a fabulous moment for you and the other car. keeping fingers. crossed. no hyenas find them! Thanks for sharing! Victoria

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Dina Petridis
Senior Digital Ranger

lucky you !

Camille Koertner

How awesome to see blue eyes, little spots and very wobbly legs and bodies–times five!!!

Lisa Antell
Senior Digital Ranger

What a truly divine safari experience! But how in the world does a lioness successfully feed 5 cubs with 4 teats? Seems like one cub will always miss out.

What a precious, precious sighting. Very special. Thank you for sharing.

William Paynter

Great pictures and video of this sighting with the lioness and her cubs. Wishing her success in raising her cubs.

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

Such exciting sightings! Seeing a lioness or leopard carry her offspring in her mouth is a 10 out of 10 event in my mind, one that I hope to experience in the future! Thanks for the video.

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Totally agree! I have a remarkable photo of a female leopard carrying a cub in her mouth on the open road.

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Robert, lions🤗

Barbi Evenson
Senior Digital Ranger

How absolutely amazing !!!! And 5 Cubs!
Wishing the new family all of the strength and good luck they need to survive! 5 Cubs, still can’t believe it❣️

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Wow – you certainly hit the jackpot! What an astonishing experience that must have been.

Cally Staniland
Digital Tracker

What a wonderful sight to behold Chris, five gorgeous cubs playing and suckling on Mum …couldn’t have been a better day as you say !!! 🙏🏻💗💗💗 just super.

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

That was a brilliant sighting. The cubs are so tiny and I commend you on giving space to the lioness so she can continue to protect them c

Linda Deutsch
Digital Ranger

Remarkable video……the interaction among the cubs is just priceless to watch! Too cute for words! Thanks so very much for your perseverance and patience and sharing.

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

A wonderful experience for your guests

Karen Hart
Digital Ranger

How wonderful! Five!! Can’t wait to see more as they grow and hopefully see them in person in October.

Michael Fleetwood
Digital Tracker

Hi Robert! Any idea if this is a lioness who has mated with the Avoca Males (Northern) as well as the Birminghams or do you believe these are Birmingham cubs?

Valmai Vorster
Senior Digital Ranger

I am overwhelmed by the sight of these 5 little cubs, that are so precious. Those blue eyes are beautiful and the little legs are stll unsteady. Hope to see the leopard cubs soon as well.

Marcia Parker
Digital Ranger

Loved the short video of the Cubs wobbling walking out…
Wish there was more!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

In addition to guides/trackers, it is every guest’s dream to view baby animals-especially within the cat family. Thank you for providing us with such wonderful video and photos!!

What an awesome sighting Rob, to see them so young – thanks for sharing your experience & great video!

Mama Lioness
Digital Ranger

Ohhww Goodness woudness! Little Wugga Wuggas! What precious joy!

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

Brilliant and exciting development and sighting Robert! And so many great photos and videos. I can’t imagine how breathtaking this must have been for those of you fortunate enough to have experienced it first hand. Bravo and best wishes to the newbies!!

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