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October 2014 Wildland article (Article only published in Afrikaans)

3 October 2014

 

SHAYAMANZI
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www.leopard.tvZUP - Jannie Parsons

Shayamanzi game reserve was registered on 1 September 1989. At that stage, the Vaalwater and Ellisras areas in the Bushveld were better known for their cattle farms than game farms. This environment was still very pristine and untamed. We thought that if we could convert the many fountains, streams and small lakes into beautiful dams and streams, Shayamanzi could become a unique water and mountain farm. Shayamanzi is the Zulu word for “Hit the water”. Today, 25 years later, Shayamanzi is indeed a mountain and water farm, but has become the ideal place to stay for the Waterberg leopard. Shayamanzi’s logo always had the leopard as the core of each design. The mystery in the eyes of the leopard has become an integral part of the Shayamanzi way of life and discussions. Leopards have always been the subject of telephone discussions and talks around the fire.

In 2001 we decided to start intensive studies of the leopard at Shayamanzi, together with Prof J du P Bothma of the University of Pretoria... (Become a subscriber for more)

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