Blog - Leopards of MalaMala

A Cub Of The Teardrop Female In Ingwe Donga  By Ranger Johannes D Welman Jpg

Hope springs eternal

It is human nature to find fresh cause for optimism and to keep on believing despite the odds. A year of tragic losses within our leopard population left us reeling and desperately searching for that eternal spring called ‘hope’. While we were doing that, the leopards were getting on with life.

A Reflections On A Story Worth Telling By Jonno Short

The Airstrip male (June 2006 – June 2016)

The textbooks tell us that to truly appreciate nature, it must be looked at void of any human emotion, especially when doing so through the eyes of conservation. However, six years with the Airstrip male taught me more about leopard behaviour than any textbook possibly could.