Wildlife Report

The Singita Wildlife Report

First-hand ranger reports from the bushveld

Singita Grumeti

October 2013 - Grumeti, Tanzania

In the Wildlife Report for October 2012, Head Guide Ryan Schmitt remarked, “Whenever anyone asks me what I think the best time of year to visit Singita Grumeti is, my answer is always the same: There is no doubt in my mind, it is October.” Ryan has been here for six years, and once again October proved to be an impressive month.

In the Wildlife Report for July 2013 we spoke about the Sasakwa Dam hippo, who during his 5-year tenure living at the dam had loved and lost and found love again. This month the hippo’s life underwent a major change once more…

Download the full wildlife report here: Singita Grumeti Wildlife Report October 2013


  • Average minimum 33.9 °C
  • Average maximum 16.3 °C
  • Average wind speed 0.7 m/s


  • Sasakwa 15.1 mm
  • Sabora 07.0 mm
  • Faru Faru 15.0 mm
  • Samaki 27.0 mm
  • Risiriba 02.0 mm

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