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Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2015 to 03 January 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of about fifteen wild dogs drinking water at Simbambili Dam. Monday, 28 December 2015 (33ºC) Tsakani, the female leopard, moving south from A-main Two Birmingham male lions resting at Ingwe Pan A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding at Mhisi Mati One elephant bull drinking water at Treehouse Pan Three Birmingham male lions chasing a buffalo bull at Ingwe...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pangolin foraging for termites around one of the waterholes Monday, 21 December 2015 (39ºC) Two Birmingham male lions and one lioness of the Styx pride resting at Treehouse Pan Tsakani, the female leopard, resting on A-main A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Little Gowrie driveway One buffalo bull resting at Baboon Pan Five buffalo bulls resting in the...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of wild dogs playing with a few buffalo bulls by running around them and biting their heels. Monday, 14 December 2015 (28ºC, 2mm rain) A pack of twelve wild dogs feeding on an impala on Bushcamp East A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Sixes Road Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub moving north on Sixes Road Three Birmingham male lions resting...

Big 5 Sightings 7 to 13 December 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one Birmingham male lion, mating with one Styx female lioness, at Ingwe Pan.   Monday, 7 December 2015 (34ºC, 20 mm) One Birmingham male lion, mating with one Styx female lioness at Ingwe Pan Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub resting up in a tree north of EP Lodge A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seef’s Pan Road Two Birmingham male lions...

Big 5 Sightings 30 November to 06 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a baby elephant enjoying a good mud bath. The whole herd came down to the mud wallow to cool down from the scorching sun. The baby elephant took full advantage of this as he flopped down into the mud and started rolling around.   Monday, 30 November 2015 (35ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub resting at Kraaines Two lionesses, of the Styx pride, resting on...

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