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Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one Styx male lion resting on a termite hill on Simbambili open area Monday, 18 April 2016 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub moving west on Simbambili Firebreak One lioness from the Styx pride and one Birmingham male lion resting at Worsboom Crossing A breeding herd of about 300 buffalo’s drinking water at Big Dam One elephant bull feeding at Big Dam One...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the pack of 11 wild dogs again moving through our area. Monday, 11 April 2016 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about 200 buffaloes feeding on Marula Bult Central One elephant bull feeding close to Tamboti Crossing Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs resting at the den on MMM South Four Birmingham males resting on Knobthorn open area A breeding herd of about fifteen...

Big 5 Sightings 04 to 10 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs playing at the den. It is so wonderful two have these cubs playing close to the vehicle, they are so relaxed and mum too. Monday, 4 April 2016 (34ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Zebra Drive Five lionesses of the Nkuhuma lion pride, resting on Knobthorn open area Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub...

Big 5 Sightings 28 March to 3 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two male cheetah’s hunting blue wildebeest on Kaalkol open area. Monday, 28 March 2016 (37ºC) Five Birmingham male lions resting at Treehouse Pan One buffalo bull resting at EP/Manyeleti Crossing Shadow, the female leopard, moving west from MMM South One Buffalo bull resting on Gowrie Main   Tuesday, 29 March 2016 (35ºC) Shadow, the female leopard, and her two...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two cheetah brothers moving through our traversing area the one morning. Monday, 21 March 2016 (29ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub feeding on an impala kill on Francolin Road Five Birmingham male lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Parallel Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on A-main Two buffalo bulls feeding on Mamba Road   Tuesday, 22...

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