The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see how the Breakaway pride hunted and killed a buffalo cow the one afternoon close to a watering hole.

 

Highlight of the week Breakaway Lion Pride Hunting Buffalo-Stefan Kruger

Highlight of the week Breakaway Lion Pride Hunting Buffalo-Stefan Kruger

Monday, 3 November 2014

(27ºC, 1mm)

  • Breakaway lion pride, feeding on a zebra kill on Zebra Drive
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Sixes Road
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Sixes Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on Safari airstrip
  • One buffalo bull drinking water at Seef’s Pan
  • Lamula, the male leopard, resting at Big Dam
  • A pack of about sixteen wild dogs feeding on an impala kill at Sixteen Crossing
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Rhino Ring West
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Safari Dam

 

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

(31ºC)

 

  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo’s feeding around Knobthorn Pan
  • Breakaway lion pride resting on Road 7
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Methlowani Road
  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving north on Pump Track Road
  • Breakaway lion pride hunting and killing a buffalo cow west of Simbambili Dam
  • Another breeding herd of about 150 buffalo’s drinking water at Simbambili Dam
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Bushcamp East
  • Another breeding herd of about 300 buffalo’s feeding at Simbambili open area

 

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Birmingham Male Lion Resting on Termite Mound - Stefan Kruger

Birmingham Male Lion Resting on Termite Mound – Stefan Kruger

(30ºC)

  • Breakaway lion pride resting at Kraaines Pan
  • Two Birmingham male lions feeding on the buffalo cow kill west of Simbambili Dam
  • One elephant bull feeding on Simbambili Firebreak
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Methlowani Road
  • Thandi, the female leopard, resting at her den with two cubs on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on MM-Boundary
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Sawmill Road
  • Five buffalo bulls drinking water at Jack’s Pan

 

Thursday, 6 November 2014

(28ºC)

  • Thandi, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Ivory Extension Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Old Borehole Road
  • Breakaway lion pride resting on Our Western Boundary
  • Nkuhuma lion pride and one Matimba male lion resting on Chitwa Chitwa drive
  • A breeding herd of about 300 buffaloes drinking water at Big Dam
  • Tingana, the male leopard, stalking impala’s on Safari Access Road

 

Friday, 7 November 2014

(24ºC)

  • Two Birmingham male lions still feeding on the buffalo kill west of Simbambili Dam
  • A breeding herd of about 10 elephants around Pommie’s Pan
  • A big breeding herd of about 300 buffalo’s feeding around Grissly Bear Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about 40 buffalo’s feeding on Madash Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding close to Madash Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty buffalo’s feeding on MMM North
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from Simbambili firebreak

 

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Buffalo Bull on the move-Stefan Kruger

Buffalo Bull on the move-Stefan Kruger

(28ºC)

 

  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo’s moving east from Madash Road
  • Two Birmingham male lions resting on Rhulani Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on MMM South
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Rhulani Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding at Simbambili Dam
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on Gowrie Main
  • Kanyuma, the male leopard, moving north from Xirombirombi Road
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on our Southern boundary

 

Sunday, 9 November 2014

(37ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 300 buffaloes feeding on Marula Bult Road
  • Five elephant bulls feeding on Buff Scull North
  • One buffalo bull resting in the water at Kraaines
  • Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rampan
  • Breakaway lion pride resting on our Southern boundary
  • Mvula, the male leopard, resting on Safari Access
  • Bahuti, the male leopard resting on Chitwa/Cheetah Plains cutline
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding west of Hoffman’s Dam

 

 

 

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