The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a big bull elephant feeding on Safari airstrip.

Big elephant bull -  Dawie Jacobs

Big elephant bull – Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 6 October 2014

(26ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding on Safari airstrip
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Pungwe Pan
  • One buffalo bull feeding at Treehouse Pan
  • Mvula, the male leopard, resting east of Chitwa airstrip
  • One elephant bull feeding at Serengeti Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding at Warthog Tusk
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on MMM South

 

 

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

(31ºC)

  • One elephant bull drinking water at Big Dam
  • Eight buffalo bulls moving south from EP delivery Road
  • Moya’s young male cub resting on Our Southern Boundary
  • Thandi, the female leopard, moving west from Kubu Crossing
  • Bahuti, the male leopard, resting at Baboon Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Old Bushcamp

 

 

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

(40ºC)

  • Quarintine, the male leopard, resting at Baboon Pan
  • Tingana, the male leopard, hunting impalas west of Pommies Pan
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on MMM North
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Stompie Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Delta South
  • Thandi, the female leopard, lost her duiker kill to a hyena south of Misi Mati
Southern white-faced owl - Dawie Jacobs

Southern white-faced owl – Dawie Jacobs

 

Thursday, 9 October 2014

(28ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Saseka Road
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalos moving east from Simbambili Dam
  • One elephant bull feeding on Tjololo Road
  • Bahuti, the young male leopard, moving north from Djuma Dam
  • Kwatile, the male leopard, with her cub feeding on a bushbuck kill

 

 

Friday, 10 October 2014

(19ºC, 1.8mm)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, hunting and killing a grey duiker on Safari Donga South
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Madash Road
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Safari driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at Knobthorn open area
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Safari driveway
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on Hornbill Road

 

Saturday, 11 October 2014

(25ºC, 1mm)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving south from Seepline Road
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east from Big Dam
  • Mvula, the male leopard, chasing impalas on Annete’s/Wessels cutline
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving south from Mfezi open area
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Kuala Bear Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Hawk Eagle
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Seepline
  • Moya, the female leopard’s cub, moving north from Leopard Drift
  • Thandi, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Delta North
  • Thandi, the female leopard’s cub, playing at her den on Mabonzo Shortcut
Thandi, the female leopard, carrying an impala carcass - Dawie Jacobs

Thandi, the female leopard, carrying an impala carcass – Dawie Jacobs

 

Sunday, 12 October 2014

(36ºC)

  • Mvula, the male leopard, on his bushbuck kill east of Ingwe Pan
  • Thandi, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill with her two cubs at her den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding at Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Our Western Boundary
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding at Jack’s Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at EP open area
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