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Guests at Ruckomechi have been treated to some wonderful African safari sightings as well as some wonderful weather this month! Leopards are definitely one of the most exciting sightings on safari holidays. Towards the end of the month guests were lucky enough to spot a magnificent male leopard on Leopard Loop. He appeared very curious [...]

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The vegetation was dry and brown for most of the month and the lack of water had taken its toll on the wildlife and the environment, but thanks to the rain that fell in the latter half – the landscape was somewhat transformed.  The green vegetation has provided a much needed food supply to the [...]

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Ruckomechi Camp has recently been awarded the runner up award for Best Zimbabwe Safari Camp in a recent competition.  Ruckomechi is an amazing Zimbabwe safari camp that lies on the western boundary of the Mana Pools National Park alongside the Zambezi River. The camp is shaded by a large grove of acacia trees and has [...]

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Wow, another two sightings of pangolin at Ruckomechi Camp!  They were seen foraging around in the woodland looking for ants and anthropods.  These small nocturnal creatures have a very well developed sense of smell and spend most of their day time curled up, sleeping – although they have been seen during daylight hours on rare [...]

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News from Ruckomechi Camp

The weather has been wet and stormy and the dense green landscape looks absolutely stunning against the huge cumulous skies.  The Zambezi River floodgates were opened earlier than usual this year and the widening river cut into Ruckomechi Camp with many albida and green thorn trees falling in the river. The island at the front [...]

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Guests at Ruckomechi Camp in the Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe were treated to a sighting of a lion pride hunting an impala whilst on their daily game drive.  The pride was spotted at the mouth of the Little Ruckomechi River.  The pride consisted of one adult female and two sub adults (one male [...]

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During the dry season which usually starts around the month of May, adult impala males enter what is called the rutting season. During the following few months they will battle it out with horn clashing for territorial supremacy over females. This behaviour is accompanied by the most peculiar vocalisations with deep barking like calls which [...]

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