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Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a very illusive animal out on drive the one afternoon. We were so fortunate to have seen a pangolin walking across the road thirty meters away from a lion sighting. It was such a surprise to have seen him moving around during the day as pangolins are mainly nocturnal animals. This little pangolin was still a youngster and quite small, needless to say this little rascal was...

Big 5 Sightings from 03 May to 10 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the three Ximungwe lionesses being chased up a tree by a clan of hyenas   Monday, 4 May 2015 (29ºC) Two Matimba male lions moving west from Safari airstrip Two Fourway male lions drinking water at Big Dam One Breakaway lioness moving south/west from Big Dam A breeding herd of about fifteen elephant’s drinking water at Big Dam   Tuesday, 5 May...

Big 5 Sightings 27 April to 03 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see thirteen wild dogs hunting impalas on EP airstrip. Monday, 27 April 2015 (30ºC) Nkuhuma lion pride feeding on a kudu kill on Southern Fork Road One buffalo bull drinking water at Rampan Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Road 7 A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Oom Corries Loop Ten buffalo bulls resting at Treehouse Pan   Tuesday, 28...

Big 5 Sightings 20 April to 26 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see 11 Breakaway lions drinking water at Simbambili Dam   Monday, 2015 (28ºC) Breakaway lion pride resting on Safari airstrip Two Matimba male lions resting at Ingwe Mati Kwatile, the female leopard, moving south from A-main One elephant bull feeding on A-main Two elephant bulls feeding at Rampan Dam   Tuesday, 2015 (23ºC) Five young Breakaway lions resting on...

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Half Tail wild dog pack moving and hunting in our area. The Half Tail pack is a pack of thirteen wild dogs and this is also the pack that denned in our area last year. Monday, 13 April 2015 (28ºC) A pack of about thirteen wild dogs resting on Wetpatch Road Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Nyala Crossing A breeding herd of about thirty...

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