Cheetahs at Gol Kopjes

The Gol Kopjes area is certainly not disappointing our safari guests! This green season with continued exceptional cheetah viewing. Though the green season has been on the dry side this year, just enough rain has fallen to provide enough fresh grass growth to keep the gazelles and thus the cheetahs on these eastern plains around Gol Kopjes. Sametu Kopjes, with it’s permanent waterhole, has been really great this year for lion activity. The large Sametu Lion Pride has seemingly been a permanent fixture around the waterhole for the last two months.

Special thanks to Kirk Palmer and family for sending in these great pictures of a successful cheetah stalk, chase and kill at the Gol Kopjes (note one of the kopjes at Gol in the background) on February 23rd. Click here to watch a video of the cheetah chase.

Cheetah Hunt - February 23, 2011
Cheetah Hunt – February 23, 2011

 

Cheetah Hunt - Gol Kopjes - February 23, 2011
Cheetah Hunt – Gol Kopjes – February 23, 2011

 

Enjoying the Green Season - Lake Ndutu - February 24, 2011
Enjoying the Green Season – Lake Ndutu – February 24, 2011





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