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Big 5 sightings 2 to 8 May 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see nine members from the Breakaway pride having a standoff with five members from the Tsalala pride and fifteen hyenas on EP airstrip   Monday, 2 May 2016 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from EP driveway Five members from the Tsalala pride resting at Serengeti Pan Two elephant bulls feeding at Ngala open area A breeding herd of about twenty elephants...

Big 5 Sightings 25 April to 1 May 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on a juvenile buffalo kill up in a tree on Our Southern Boundary. Monday, 25 April 2016 (30ºC) Anderson, the male leopard, resting with a young buffalo kill on Our Southern Boundary Salayexe, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on Rhino Ring East A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo’s resting on Central Road Two lionesses from...

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one Styx male lion resting on a termite hill on Simbambili open area Monday, 18 April 2016 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub moving west on Simbambili Firebreak One lioness from the Styx pride and one Birmingham male lion resting at Worsboom Crossing A breeding herd of about 300 buffalo’s drinking water at Big Dam One elephant bull feeding at Big Dam One...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 April 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the pack of 11 wild dogs again moving through our area. Monday, 11 April 2016 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about 200 buffaloes feeding on Marula Bult Central One elephant bull feeding close to Tamboti Crossing Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs resting at the den on MMM South Four Birmingham males resting on Knobthorn open area A breeding herd of about fifteen...

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...

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