The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard, with two cubs playing at their den on Mabonzo Shortcut.

Thandi, the female leopard and two cubs - Morné Fouché

Thandi, the female leopard and two cubs – Morné Fouché

Monday, 27 October 2014

(23ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding on Green Thorn
  • Six Buffalo bulls feeding on MM Boundary
  • One Nkuhuma male lion feeding on a buffalo kill at Marakeng Drive
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at EP open area

 

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

(27ºC)

  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving east from Madash Road
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalos moving south from Xigodi Pan
  • One Nkuhuma male lion still feeding on his buffalo kill at Marikeng Drive
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding at Old Borehole Road
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding in EP Floodplains
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Safari airstrip

 

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

(30ºC)

  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving east from Boundary Pan
  • A pack of about seventeen wild dogs moving north on 2nd Windmill
  • Ten buffalo bulls resting on Rhulani Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Simbambili Dam
  • One Mkuhuma male lion still feeding on his buffalo kill at Marakeng Drive
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding at Wetpatch open area
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Leeukuil Pan
  • Two cubs of Nsele, the female leopard, playing at Poachers Corner
  • Three elephants feeding on Methlowani open area

 

Nkuhuma male lion - Morné Fouché

Nkuhuma male lion – Morné Fouché

Thursday, 30 October 2014

(34ºC)

  • A pack of seventeen wild dogs resting at Hoffman’s Dam
  • The Nkuhuma lion pride with two Matimba male lions on a buffalo kill at Fig Tree Road
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Shirley’s open area
  • Thandi, the female leopard’s two cubs, resting at their den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • One elephant bull feeding on Gowrie Main
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, moving east with her cub on Six Ngonnie South
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Chitwa driveway

 

Friday, 31 November 2014

(25ºC)

  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rocky Road
  • One Nkuhuma male lion resting on Road 7
  • A pack of about seventeen wild dogs resting on Madash
  • The Nkuhuma lion pride resting with two Matimba male lions resting on Fig Tree Road
  • Mvula, the male leopard, resting on MM-Boundary
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalos feeding at Jacobin open area
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding east of Jacobin open area

 

Saturday, 1 November 2014

(26ºC)

  • The Breakaway lion pride feeding on a wildebeest kill on Wetpatch Road
  • The Tsalala lion pride resting on Our Southern Boundary
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Rhulani Road
  • Moya, the female leopard’s young male leopard cub, resting on Our Southern Boundary
  • Thandi, the female leopard, resting with two cubs at their den on Mabonzo Shortcut
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting close to his grey duiker kill north of Safari Dam
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MMM-North

 

Young bull elephant - Morné Fouché

Young elephant bull – Morné Fouché

Sunday, 2 November 2014

(31ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Kraaines Pan
  • The Breakaway lion pride resting on A-main
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Puff Adder Road
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west from Safari Dam
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalos moving north from Rhulani Road
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at Horseshoe West

 

 

 

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