Mahlati

Mahlati

Mahlati Origin of Name: Named after the Mahlati Stream, a tributary of the Ntshivana, situated in the north of the Kruger National Park. Mahlati was also the name of a chief who lived close to the stream.Range: South East of Shingwedzi Camp.General: This bull was...
Mambrrr

Mambrrr

Mambrrr Origin of Name: This bull was named by Dr Ian Whyte in memory of “Mambrrr” – Philemon Chauke who was a Research Assistant for many years in the Kruger National Park based in Skukuza. (The origin of his name is obscure, but it is believed to come from a...
Phelwane

Phelwane

Phelwane Origin of Name: Phelwana was named by Anthony Hall-Martin when he was seen emerging from the Phelwana stream and tributary of the Timbavati in the central region of the Kruger National Park. (Origin of the name is unknown but was possibly a person of long ago...
Spirowiri

Spirowiri

Spirowiri Origin of Name: This tusker was named by Dr Ian Whyte for the Spirowiri waterhole in the Shingwedzi River. (Spirowiri is the Tsonga word meaning ‘two difficult tasks’)Range: Shingwedzi area in far northern Kruger National ParkSpecial Features: Well matched...
Shawu

Shawu

Shawu Origin of Name: The “Shawu Bull” was named after the Shawu valley (Vlei) in which he spent much of his life.Range: Shawu moved over a large range which spanned the flat Mopani covered plains country between the Letaba and Shingwedzi rivers and stretched from the...