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Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two male lions of the Matimba coalition marking their territory.   Monday, 09 June 2014 (24ºC)  The Styx lion pride still feeding on the buffalo kill on Little Gowrie driveway One buffalo bull feeding on Safari driveway Two Selati male lions resting on Sawmill Road Two elephant bulls feeding around Poacher’s Corner Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on an...

Big 5 Sightings 02 to 08 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have all four the Majingi male lions on our property for the whole day.   Monday, 2 June 2014 (27ºC)  Salayexe, the female leopard and her two cubs, resting north of Rhulani Road The Styx lion pride resting on Eastern Bank Manyeleti Tingana, the male leopard, moving south from Wetpatch A breeding herd of about 300-400 buffaloes feeding around Mhisi Mati A breeding herd...

Big 5 Sightings 26 May to 01 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard, stalking and killing an impala on Horseshoe open area.   Monday, 26 May 2014 (24ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area Salayexe, the female leopard, resting at her den with one of her cubs Two buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road Kwatile, the female leopard, moving north on Grasscut Road Two buffalo...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Seef’s Pan Road. Monday, 19 May 2014 (23ºC) Two buffalo bulls feeding on Tsololo Road Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Shadow, the female leopard, on 15th Crossing Two buffalo bulls feeding on Marula Bult Central A breeding herd of about five elephants drinking water at Big Dam One of Kurula’s male cubs...

Weekly Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to find an active hyena den close to our Lodge.   Monday, 12 May 2014 (28ºC)  A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Mhisi Mati One buffalo bull resting in EP/Manyeleti Crossing Two buffalo bulls resting in Pungwe/Island Crossing   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 (24ºC)  Two Styx female lionesses moving east with their three cubs from Boer Bean Pan A breeding herd...

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