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Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 June 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one Birmingham male lion and three members from the Styx pride resting with their four cubs west of Treehouse Pan. Monday, 13 June 2016 (18ºC) Three members from the Tsalala lion pride hunting Kudus at Big Dam Four elephant bulls drinking water at Big Dam One buffalo bull resting at Shirley’s Crossing One male cheetah hunting impalas on Grasscut Road Salayexe, the...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 June 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard mating with Moya, the female leopard on Rhino Pan Road Monday, 06 June 2016 (27ºC) Two lionesses of the Nkuhuma lion pride resting at One Eye Pan A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to One Eye Pan A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes moving south from Methlowani open area Another breeding herd of about ten elephants...

Big 5 Sightings 30 May to 05 June 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was too spending some real quality time with Salayexe, the female leopard and her daughter. Monday, 30 May 2016 (28ºC) Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Madash Road A breeding herd of about 200 buffaloes feeding on MMM South Another breeding herd of about 100 buffaloes feeding on Safari driveway Two lionesses of the Styx lion pride and four cubs resting on the...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 May 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah resting on Safari airstrip. Monday, 23 May 2016 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and Anderson, the male leopard, moving west on Wetpatch Road One elephant bull feeding around Zimba Bridge Twelve buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rhino Pan Salayexe, the female leopard’s cub moving west from EP/Manyaleti Crossing One buffalo bull resting in the...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 May 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the pack of wild dogs moving through our area on the one morning drive. Monday, 16 May 2016 (28ºC) Seven members of the Breakaway pride of lions resting at Pungwe Island Two Birmingham male lions and two lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride were being chased by a big buffalo bull at Pommies Pan Two elephant bulls play fight at Leeukuil Pan Anderson, the male leopard mating with...

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