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As a young boy growing up on an agricultural farm in Zimbabwe, Sean spent every opportunity entertaining himself outdoors, camping in the local nature reserve and learning about all facets of the natural world. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental ...

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on Virtual safari: Ultimate Game Drive Highlights #114

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Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Sean, that was fabulous, brought tears to my eyes. You must been have smiling from ear to ear when you filmed Nhlanguleni and her cub – I defy anyone to watch that and not go aaah, it was right off the top of the cuteness scale.
And then the total contrast of the Ndzhenga males roaring; time to turn the volume on my desktop right up!
Back at Founders 6 months today!

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you so much, Suzanne. It was such a phenomenal sighting of the mother and her cub I just wished it could have carried on for longer. You definitely need to have the volume turned up for the Ndzhenga Males sighting.

Ann Richardson Berg
Senior Digital Ranger

Hello Sean, I really enjoy your virtuella safari this week! Always very good! Thank you for sharing!

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you, Ann. I am glad you enjoy the Virtual Safaris.

Cally Staniland
Master Tracker

Thank you for a wonderful round up Sean. Very special to spend time with the Nhlanguleni female and her cub…I certainly hope that the other cub is still around?! Super to see all four lions together again too and what a chorus they put on for you to end your day, fabulous 🙏🏻❤️

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

You are most welcome, Cally. I am glad you enjoyed it. I am hoping that the other cub is still around I think it is, it was just shy.

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

Thanks for the chorus presented by the Ndhzenga males. They’re a formidable group and it’s good to know that all four are still around. I know they are known as the N’wawishaka in SabiSabi and fathered the Southern Pride, so is is reasonable to assume they are responsible for two prides now, since they’ve been seen with the Ntsevu females? And what has become of the Mhagene pride since the Othawa male was killed? It seems the Avocas are still with the Nkuhuma females….
Nhlanguleni seems quite calm while her cub plays around, but my fingers are crossed that the other one is safe. With nomad males roaming the area, who knows. Any further sightings of Mashaba and her two cubs?
Terrific virtual safari this week!

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

The Ndzhenga Males have been making a name for themselves. As far as I am aware they do cover two prides of females. They have got 11 cubs with the Styx pride in the south and then have recently taken over the Ntsevu Pride and have been mating with some of the females.
I believe that the Mhangeni Pride have been spending time further south and west. Yes, the Northern Avoca Males spend their time with the Nkuhuma Pride.

Francesca Doria
Master Tracker

Poetic, relaxing and sweet Mum with her cub! I do hope that the other pops out sooner or later. The sound of male lions roaring is the most powerful in nature! They look really impressive with their beautiful mane. Beautiful light at sunset. Really great video

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you so much, Francesca.

Valmai Vorster
Master Tracker

Hi Sean, that was an awesome video of the Ndhzenga male lions and hearing them roaring. Gosh it is so load and I’m sure it goes right through you being so close to them there. The Nhlanguleni female and her cub is just the best, hope her other cub is still alive and will come out next time you see them. Cub to gorgeous for words.

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you so much, Valmai. It is amazing to be that close to male lions when they call. I loved the time with the Nhlangulnei Female and her cub.

Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

Watching cats is always great and entertaining. This tiny leopard cub is so sweet. I do hope that its sibling is still alive.
The lions’ calls are really awesome. certainly the most impressive sounds of the bush.

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

I hope it does survive. The Nhlanguleni Female is doing well so far. I do love the call of a male lion.

Debra Matott
Senior Digital Ranger

That was some spine tingling roars!! Loved it! Thanks!

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Indeed they were giving it their all.

Leonie De Young
Master Tracker

A nice drive Sean. Loved the wee cubbie. Also, you were treated to a lion concert – very vocal boys. Thanks for sharing.

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you so much, Leonie. The cub was very cute and the male lions were incredibly vocal.

Irene Henkes
Digital Tracker

Thank you for a lovely vlog again, those little cubs are so special with their blue eyes and wobbly feet……..

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

You are most welcome, Irene.

Marcia Parker
Digital Tracker

Loved the cute cub energy verses the quiet resting Moms presence. The lion roar chorus from all four of the Ndzhenga is also pretty great! 🙏🏻

Sean Zeederberg
Blog Editor

Thank you so much, Marcia. It was so amazing to be in both of those sightings.

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