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Jess Shillaw

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Jess was born in Kwazulu/Natal but grew up in Cape Town. Having an innate love for all things wild but getting to spend little time in the bush while growing up, she headed straight for the Lowveld after school. She completed a guiding ...

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Just another day in paradise.

Jess, What a fantastic sighting and video! We ware amazed at the size of the hyena that stole the Warthog. It was interesting to see Ntomi there too! Would the father have allowed Ntomi to share the kill?

Wow indeed Jess, what an amazing sighting for you and your guests! I’ve seen a large female hyena steal a kill from a female leopard a couple of times, and wondered if a fully grown male like the Senegal Bush would have fought back. But as you say, he was exhausted after his long tussle with the warthog.

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What an amazing sight to see this.

Wow Jess that was a good sighting and full of excitement. Glad the two leopards could at least get some of the kill as the hyena always has to come and steal there kill. Well done!!!

Another terrible drama, this time the poor warthog. I honestly hoped it may get out and run… of course the Senegal Bush male is a great hunter and knew what to do. So the Ntomi male, who’s a really cool guy! Hyenas are the cleaners of the environment but sometimes make feel frustration. They are always there at the right moment and ruin all in a second! Great performance of the Senegal Bush male, an ultimate hunter and survivor of his species.

Wonderful account of Senegal Bush’s success and defeat in taking down a warthog. Unfortunately the squeals from the warthog attracted the wrong attention, and the poor leopards only managed a small snack. Interesting that the father still shared with his son after all that hard work to catch the warthog. Just goes to show, exciting moments happen when you least expect it, as well as patience and great tracking skills usually lead to success!

Wow, great video and story Jess. The bush gives no quarter when a meal is on the line. Thank you for sharing the video.

What an exciting sighting, Jess! Such a battle between the warthog and the leopard first and then the hyena. Barry, Tshepo and I also watched a similar event about 6 weeks ago, when a hyena tried to steal the kill from a leopard. However, he clung on to his prey (an impala) and both fed on it at the same time, till a lion appeared and made off with it.
There is always something spectacular goin on with the leopards of Londolozi.

What a way to start the day! I wonder how much longer the Senegal Bush Male will tolerate the Ntomi male? I’m glad they were able to get something out of all that effort, even if not a full meal.

What an amazing sighting to be able to witness! An epic battle. Some skullduggery. Some thievery. And then a small reward!

Wow is right Jessica! Just wow!!

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