Strange events are happening at Leopard's Den as Danny prepares to leave for the UK to be with Alice. However, raining frogs, a giraffe which refuses to move from the front gate, and the cheetah which has lost it's appetite, appears to be a signal that the animals don't want Danny to leave.
A lioness has attacked a tourist, providing Danny one last adventure before he leaves, tracking the lioness which attacked the tourist.
Meanwhile, DuPlessis suspects Ed and Fiona are up to no good, regarding the future of Leopard's Den, and makes an alarming discovery.moreless
After the loss of funding from the pharmacutical company, the residents are in a dire financial position. Danny and Ed's application for an extension on their mortgage is refused, so Ed devises a plan to help get everyone out of the problem - but only makes matters much worse.
Later, Danny reveals news about his future, which leaves DuPlessis devastated.moreless
Everyone is surprised when a mysterious woman arrives who claims to be Ed's estranged wife, who wants to reconcile with him, but later mistakenly believes Rosie is Ed's new love interest.
Meanwhile, some unrelated animal deaths are linked by a shocking connection.
While Danny is away, Ed is left in charge of the endangered-species project and DuPlessis is carrying out his community service. A mysterious woman arrives at the clinic, claiming she has a lion which is carrying the rare Barbury gene, and appears to be romantically interested in Ed. DuPlessis, however, is suspicious of her and thinks the stranger has an ulterior motive.
Meanwhile, Fatani is struggling while helping Olivia and Thabo with the animal census.moreless
With Danny in prison for murdering Peeters, DuPlessis works to prove him innocent. Meanwhile, Ed's increasingly suspicious behaviour makes DuPlessis suspect he is hiding a dark secret. With no one around to help her, Rosie goes alone on a search for a wild cheetah, which leads her into a risky situation.moreless
The family fear DuPlessis is having a nervous breakdown, who believes he is being haunted by the ghost of Peeters, his visions forcing him to make a confession to Caroline. Meanwhile, Danny and Ed risk everything they've been working for, when they make a hasty decision during an animal rescue.
Caroline is against working with Ed Lynch, and is angry about what she sees as Danny betraying DuPlessis, who she plans to reinstate back in his rightful place in the business, with help from a familiar face from the past. However, when a bush fire gets out of control, there are very troubling consequences for the whole family.moreless
A pharmaceutical company is looking to fund an enviromental project, so Danny pitches for a grant as a possible lifeline for them to purchase their former home. However, his old boss Ed Lynch is his competitor. DuPlessis is determined to do what he can to prevent Leopard's Den from being sold - but his plan has disastrous results.moreless
DuPlessis is haunted by the belief that Danny murdered the person whose body he found in the swimming pool at Leopard's Den, and their friendship is tested.
Meanwhile, Caroline, Olivia and Charlotte return from the UK (with Danny), to find their new home Clearwater Farm is falling apart, and a mysterious illness is affecting the vultures and animals in the surrounding area.moreless
Danny and DuPlessis remain in South Africa, following the loss of Leopard's Den, desperately trying to raise enough money to purchase another wildlife reserve.
A pregnant Alice returns from the UK unannounced, and discovers the two men have been lying to her regarding their jobs. Things go from bad to worse for Danny when he has a confrontation with Peeters, pushing him too far.moreless