Lapalala Reserve Report – February 2020

In protected areas such as Lapalala, building and maintaining fences plays an important role in securing the wildlife within our boundary. The Lapalala fence team works hard to ensure that

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Lapalala Reserve Report – January 2020

Lapalala is celebrating the arrival of the first lion cubs to be born on the reserve since lion were introduced in 2019. The birth of the two lion cubs –

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Lapalala Reserve Report –  December 2019

The staff and management of Lapalala Wilderness rounded off 2019 with a fantastic day of team building. The event was organised by management and hosted by the Lapalala Wilderness School.

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Lapalala Reserve Report – November 2019

The first rains have fallen on Lapalala and the conditions are currently ideal for controlled burning. Controlled burning is the skillful application of fire to an area to accomplish specific

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Lapalala Reserve Report – October 2019

Lapalala is currently refurbishing the maintenance workshop adjacent to the headquarters’ offices. One of the improvements is a professionally built gas stall. Compressed gas cylinders contain gas under significant pressure,

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Lapalala Reserve Report – September 2019

Our second (and final) pride of reintroduced lions was released from the boma onto the reserve. Although the lions – one male and three females – are all slightly younger

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Lapalala Reserve Report – August 2019

Lapalala has, once again, been affected by persistent drought conditions this past winter season. However, we are fortunate to have natural sources of water on the reserve to mitigate the

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Lapalala Reserve Report – July 2019

Lapalala is pleased to welcome Ms Dorah Masekwameng in her capacity as the new administration manager of the Lapalala Wilderness Foundation. She has a Diploma in Accounting from College SA

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An exciting elephant encounter took place this month when the Touchstone bull was seen in the presence of the Enigma herd. It is great news that our shy Touchstone bull

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Guests at Lapalala can now enjoy the reserve’s natural beauty on a cruise up the Kgokong River at Kubu Dam. A leisurely, sundowner cruise is a unique way to explore

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