The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a Burrowing Scorpion attacking a Millipede on game drive.

Millipede and Scorpion - Louis Liversage

Millipede and Scorpion – Louis Liversage

Monday, 13 October 2014
(27ºC)

  • Mvula, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill east of Ingwe Pan
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on MM Boundary
  • Bahuti, the male leopard, moving south from Wessels/Hoffmans cutline
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Big Dam Link South
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Pan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MM Boundary
  • Moya, the female leopard’s cub resting at Big Dam
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Puff Adder Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Nyati Road

 

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
(24ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding at Shirley’s Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Magic Willy open area
  • Tingana, the male leopard, hunting impala’s at Nyati Bamba Road
  • Shadow, the female leopard, resting with her two cubs on Marikeng Drive
  • Moya, the female leopard, moving east from Big Dam
  • Twenty five buffalo bulls feeding at Treehouse Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding south of Baboon Pan
  • Mvula, the male leopard, chasing Thandi, the female leopard away from his kill south of Ingwe Pan

 

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
(29ºC, 8mm)

  • One elephant bull feeding on Our Southern Boundary
  • Thandi, the female leopard’s cub playing at their den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Bahuti, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill north of Treehouse Pan
  • Two Matimba male lions moving south from Treehouse Pan

 

Buffalo bulls - Louis Liversage

Buffalo bulls – Louis Liversage

Thursday, 16 October 2014
(28ºC, 28mm)

  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on A-main
  • Bahuti, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill east of Treehouse Pan
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east from Big Dam
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Airport Link Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seepline Road

 

Friday, 17 October 2014

(26ºC)

  • The Breakaway lion pride resting on A-main
  • Thandi, the female leopard, resting with her two cubs at their den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding at Serengeti Pan
  • Six buffalo bulls moving east from Our Western Boundary
  • One elephant bull feeding on Grasscut Road
  • Shadow, the female leopard, drinking water at Matundaluka Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Matundaluka Pan

 

Saturday, 18 October 2014

(27ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MM Boundary
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Mamba open area
  • Thirty buffalo bulls feeding on Safari access
  • Inkenyeni, the female leopard, moving north with her two cubs on Gowrie Main
  • Eight buffalo bulls feeding on Hawk Eagle Road

 

Bahuti, the male leopard - Louis Liversage

Bahuti, the male leopard – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 19 October 2014

(28ºC)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Shadow, the female leopard, south of Rhino Ring North
  • Thandi, the female leopard, resting at her den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Twenty buffalo bulls resting at Leeukuil
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving west from Leeukuil Pan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MM Boundary
  • One bull elephant feeding on Safari airstrip
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