The Week in Pictures #493 | Londolozi Blog

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Nick Sims

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Nick always had a love for nature. Growing up in Johannesburg, the annual family trip to the bush (particularly the Kruger Lowveld region of South Africa) became an escape from city life. When he and his brother weren't physically in the bush, they ...

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Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

Great photos, Nick. Like the one with the wild dogs on the sandbanks especially.

Nick Sims
Contributor

Thanks, it’s one of my favourites too!

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

TWIP one of the best bits of the week, from a dreary , wet and fed up UK a reminder there is a vibrant , colourful world out there

Tammy Henderson
Explorer

So many gorgeous pictures… thank you again for another interesting article

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Lovely TWIP, Nick. The 2 sightings I’m most excited by are the Ndzanzeni cubs (at last – some photos of them!) and 2ndly – Alfie! Please say hello from me and hope he’s well. Are all the rangers back at Londo now? – hopefully the guests are gradually returning and can’t wait to join them once we’re allowed!

Nick Sims
Contributor

Hello Suzanne, I will certainly send your regards to Alfie. yes, everyone is back at the lodge and it is business as usual.

Darlene Knott
Master Tracker

Beautiful photos! Nice summary of the week in pictures! 👍👍👍

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Nick, Wow, what a great set of images! We added a few to our favorites! The images of the monkeys and the wild dogs are really special, and the lioness close-up and lizard against the leadwood tree are pretty amazing! Thanks as always!

Francesca Doria
Digital Tracker

Hi Nick this week the photos are more spectacular than ever! I love all, especially the butterfly the lone klipspringer that looks frail but on the top of the world and the animals in water, the old lion more powerful than ever and the eye od the lioness; the leopard’s tail the proud wildebeest and impala ram. But none can be like leopard cubs.. they are so expressive wonderful adorable

Nick Sims
Contributor

Thanks! I loved the leopard cubs as well

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Nick, loved leopards🤗

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Nick, leopard🤗

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Interesting photo of the tusks in the warthog’s lower jaw.

Cally Staniland
Digital Tracker

Yet another fabulous group of photos Nick 💕 Love the coloring on the old Birmingham male and the exquisite setting with the Wild dogs most of all. ‼️🙏🏻

Valmai Vorster
Digital Tracker

Outstanding foto’s Nick this week, thank you. That tree agama blends so well on the leadwood tree. Loved the leopard cubs, so precious and full of inquisitive ideas. Beautiful elephants and calf. My favourite leopard the Flat rock male, so majestic. Warthog face expression very impressive. Oh that eye of the lioness, quite scarry, but in the same time astounding.

Annie.Lane07
Explorer

Stunning images each and every one. Particularly loved the leopard cubs, such elusive animals. Also the lions eye in close up is just amazing, the Impala and Klipspringer images as well. Most interesting and informative, thank you so much.

Mama Lioness
Senior Digital Ranger

Now that’s what you call a collection of real life captures sharing a fun filled and exciting Safari!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

Nice you and your guests enjoyed a great week of viewing!

Ann Richardson Berg
Senior Digital Ranger

Hello Nick, Fantastique pictures! I especially liked the one with the wild dogs! But there were many artistic masterpices there! Thank you for sharing!

You were able to capture a variety of animals in your area. The cutest is the adorable leopard cub. My personal favorite are two, the eye of the lioness and the lion.

Carly M
Senior Digital Ranger

Absolutely beautiful pics this week!!! Love the wildebeest, the leopard cub and the monkeys in particular. So great!! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Chelsea Allard
Digital Tracker

I appreciate the variety of animals featured this week. It’s a great reminder there’s so much more to Londolozi than leopards and lions (not that I’m complaining – who doesn’t love the big cats?). As someone who lives in a part of the world where the most exotic animal is the equivalent of an impala (so not very exciting) I always enjoy the less familiar critters.

Nick Sims
Contributor

Hi Chelsea, I agree – it is great to appreciate all of the different animals that one can find in the bush!

Pauli Bakker
Digital Ranger

Thanks so much Nick for these just gorgeous pics of the week…..enjoyed everyone of them….each one is special….

Linda Rawles
Senior Digital Ranger

Not fair! Too many good ones (I had to add so many to my favorites!)! I especially loved the head on shots of the sometimes under appreciated critters – like zebra and warthog, young monkey and hippo – and the lioness eye.

Lisa Antell
Digital Tracker

Beautiful…..love seeing the cubbies and Flat Rock doing his patrol!

Marcia Parker
Senior Digital Ranger

Beautiful photos. Loved the colors in the hippo pic. Nice composition of the vervet monkey photo. And the curious leopard cub photos are also quite special!

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Tracker

what a wonderfully diverse collection of all that is wonderful about Londolozi! From lion Cubs to hippos and what
a great pack of wild dogs! Thank you. Victoria

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

A wonderfully diverse week of photos Nick. Keep them coming!!

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