The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Breakaway pride of lions and three Majingi male lions feasting on a buffalo kill on Puff adder Road.

Breakaway pride with a buffalo kill - Morné Fouché

Breakaway pride with a buffalo kill – Morné Fouché

Monday, 22 September 2014.

(28ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding around Bushcamp East
  • Mvula, the male leopard, moving west from Baboon Pan
  • Thandi, the female leopard and her 2 cubs resting at the den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seepline Road

 

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

(29ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 150 buffaloes feeding close to Serengeti Pan
  • Kwatile, the female leopard and her cub moving south from Impala Road
  • Nkuhuma, the male lion, moving south west from Djuma Dam
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on A-main
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on MMM boundary
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west on Simbambili Firebreak
  • Bahuti, the young male leopard, stalking waterbuck on One Eye Pan Road

 

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

(32ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from EP airstrip
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of about 100 buffalos resting west from Serengeti Pan

 

Bahuti, the young male leopard - Morné Fouché

Bahuti, the young male leopard – Morné Fouché

Thursday, 25 September 2014

(28ºC)

  • Nsele, the female leopard, moving north from Chestnut Road
  • A pack of about 10 wild dogs moving south from Leopard Drift
  • One elephant bull feeding on Leopard Drift
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting in Shirley’s crossing
  • A breeding herd of about 100 buffaloes feeding on A-main
  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Delta South Road
  • One Styx male lion on a buffalo kill on Delta South Road

Friday, 26 September 2014

(28ºC)

  • The Breakaway lion pride and one Majingi male lion on a buffalo kill on Puff adder Road
  • A breeding herd of about 150 buffaloes feeding on Serengeti open area
  • A breeding herd of about 50 elephants feeding at Serengeti Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Hawk Eagle Road

 

Saturday, 27 September 2014

(31ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard moving south from Kraaines
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding in Shirley’s crossing
  • A pack of 10 wild dogs fighting hyenas of their impala kill Drongo South
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on A-main
  • The Breakaway lion pride with 3 Majingi male lions on a buffalo kill on Rhino Ring North
  • Eight buffalo bulls feeding on Ekiso Road

 

Elephant herd - Morné Fouché

Elephant herd – Morné Fouché

Sunday, 28 September 2014

(21ºC, 3mm rain)

  • A pack of 16 wild dogs resting on Sawmill Road
  • One Majingi male lion resting on Rhino Ring North
  • Shadow, the female leopard, resting in a tree on 1st Windmill Road
  • One Majingi male lion and 4 sub-adults of the Breakaway pride resting on Wetpatch Road
  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants moving west from Rhino Ring North
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding close to our airstrip
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