Bob and Lucie Fjeldstad

Master Tracker

Lucie and I are retired and have turned our energies to photography and videography, of which wildlife is by far the favorite subject. We have been to Africa every 2-3 years over the last 35 years. We have been to several camps in each of South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia, Uganda and Rwanda but Londolozi and Tiger Canyon are our go-to favorite places. We are unabashedly predator-centric and aviary-sated. And we are so thankful that the Varty family built this community-driven concept and has taught us all the meaning of "ubuntu".

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Leopards Sighted

Bob and Lucie's sightings
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Mashaba 3:3 Female
2008 - present

The Mashaba female is currently Londolozi’s best-known leopard. Her relaxed nature means she is comfortable around the vehicles.

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Mashaba 3:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
44 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
10 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
playlist
11
Nkoveni 2:2 Female
2012 - present

A gorgeous female who is found to the east of camp. Easily recognised by her 2:2 spot pattern she is often to be found in Marula trees.

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Nkoveni 2:2 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
71 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
5 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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11
Ndzanzeni 4:3 Female
2012 - present

This female is a success story all in herself, being born as a single cub to the Riverbank 3:3 female in early 2012.

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Ndzanzeni 4:3 Female

Lineage
Mother Leopard
Identification
markings
Timeline
29 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
3 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
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10

An enigmatic female not often encountered, this leopard lives to the north of the Sand River.

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Tutlwa 4:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
10 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
7 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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12

Initially skittish she spent a lot of time in the Sand River, now relaxed she makes up the majority of leopard viewing west of camp.

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Nhlanguleni 3:2 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
63 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
7 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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14
Nanga 4:3 Female
2009 - present

The Nanga female was born to the Nyelethi 4:4 female in 2009 as part of a litter of three.

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Nanga 4:3 Female

Lineage
Saseka Female
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Parents
2 known
Litters
known
Offspring
known
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known
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11

The Tamboti female inhabited the south-eastern sections of Londolozi, having a large part of her territory along the Maxabene Riverbed.

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Tamboti 4:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
6 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
1 known
Litters
3 known
Offspring
known
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known
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The Tatowa female was one of a litter of three females born in early 2012 to the Ximpalapala female of the north.

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Tatowa 3:3 Female

Lineage
Short Tail Female
Identification
markings
Timeline
3 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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7
Piva 3:2 Male
2010 - 2017

Directly descended from the original mother leopard and therefore part of the royal lineage of Londolozi.

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Piva 3:2 Male

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Mother Leopard
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markings
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maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
known
Offspring
known
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known
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11

Unofficially the biggest leopard in the Sabi Sands, the Anderson male is an absolutely enormous individual in north western Londolozi.

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Anderson 4:4 Male

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
3 stories
Territory
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Parents
1 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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8
Ximungwe 5:3 Female
2015 - present

Having been viewed by vehicles from an early age, this leopard is supremely relaxed around Land Rovers.

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Ximungwe 5:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
96 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
1 known
Litters
2 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
playlist
10
Flat Rock 3:2 Male
2013 - present

A dominant male leopard over the majority of the north. He originally took over the 4:4 Male's territory when he died.

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Flat Rock 3:2 Male

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
35 stories
Territory
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Parents
0 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
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Videos
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8
Nweti 4:2 Male
2015 - present

He is a large, tall, and long male that has an incredible coat and a tuft of hair on his neck

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Nweti 4:2 Male

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Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
13 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
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10

This female is most often encountered near the Sand River to the east of the Londolozi camps.

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Piccadilly 3:3 female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
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markings
Timeline
19 stories
Territory
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Parents
1 known
Litters
0 known
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known
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11

Initially seen as a young male in 2016, this leopard only properly established territory on Londolozi in mid-2019

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Senegal Bush 3:3 Male

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
89 stories
Territory
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Parents
0 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
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5
Nkuwa 3:3 Female
2018 - present

One of two sisters born to the Nhlanguleni Female, both of whom made it to independence, the first intact litter to do so in 7 years.

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Nkuwa 3:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
34 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
1 known
Litters
1 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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6
Xinzele 4:4 Female
2017 - present

A small female often found in NW Marthly. Similar spot pattern to her mother the Ingrid Dam Female.

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Xinzele 4:4 Female

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
38 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
2 known
Offspring
known
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A pretty young playful female found along the river to the east of camp

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Plaque Rock 3:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
41 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
1 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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5
Mahlahla 2:1 Male
2018 - present

An inquisitive young male that has been pushed further north by the Senegal Bush Male.

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Mahlahla 2:1 Male

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
8 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
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Videos
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10
Maxim's 5:3 Male
2013 - present

Fairly skittish male that is presumed to have come from the Kruger National Park.

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Maxim's 5:3 Male

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
40 stories
Territory
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Parents
0 known
Litters
0 known
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Forced into early independence as her mother was killed by the Southern Avoca Males.

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Three Rivers 2:2 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
57 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
2 known
Litters
1 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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3
Ngungwe 3:3 Female
2020 - present

Young inquisitive beautiful female, bordering on independence as of November 2021

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Ngungwe 3:3 Female

Lineage
Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
11 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
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2
Xinkhova 2:2 Female
2021 - present

A stunning young female with a very similar spot pattern to her mother, the Nkoveni Female. Litter still completely intact March 2022.

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Xinkhova 2:2 Female

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Sunsetbend
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markings
Timeline
31 stories
Territory
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Parents
1 known
Litters
0 known
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Also young and playful but rather with a spot pattern of 3:2. She is slightly bigger than her sister.

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Stone Drift 3:2 Female

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Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
24 stories
Territory
maps
Parents
1 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
known
Videos
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2
Ntomi 3:3 Male
2021 - present

A single cub of the Ximungwe Female's second litter. Initially rather skittish but is very relaxed now. Birth mark in his left eye.

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Ntomi 3:3 Male

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Sunsetbend
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Timeline
73 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
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One of two cubs to survive, the sister lost at five months. Still dependent on his mother, but is growing into an impressive young male.

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Three Rivers 2:3 Young Male

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Sunsetbend
Identification
markings
Timeline
28 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
Offspring
known
Siblings
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1
Xinzele Young Female
2022 - present

Born into a litter of two, male cub did not survive. Sightings of have been few and far between, although becoming more regular.

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Xinzele Young Female

Lineage
Unknown
Identification
markings
Timeline
16 stories
Territory
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Parents
2 known
Litters
0 known
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