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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...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of wild dogs moving through the bush in search of prey. Monday, 14 March 2016 (28ºC, 3mm) Two buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road One buffalo bull feeding on Knobthorn Pan A breeding herd of about fifteen buffaloes feeding on MMM North Two lionesses from the Styx lion pride resting south of Baboon Pan One buffalo bull feeding on Rhino Ring West One lioness of the...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhama lionesses feeding on two young buffalo kills on Xinzele Road Monday, 7 March 2016 (40ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub resting at Gabby’s Pan Three Birmingham male lions resting at Ingwe Pan Shadow, the female leopard, resting at Knob Thorn Pan Seven buffalo bulls resting at Red Dam Seven buffalo bulls feeding around Treehouse Pan Three lionesses...

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