The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see five members of the Tsalala lion pride resting at Our Fathers Crossing

Tsalala lion pride resting - Dawie Jacobs

Tsalala lion pride resting – Dawie Jacobs

Monday,19 September 2016
(24ºC)

  • A small herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • Salayexe the female leopard moving south from RamPan
  • Another breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding at Shirley’s crossing
  • Two buffalo bulls resting at Phungwe Open Area

 

Tuesday,20 September 2016
(28ºC)

  • Salayexe and her daughter Tiyani, moving east on Rhulani Road
  • Two buffalo bulls drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • Two wild dogs moving west on Wetpatch Road
  • Nchila, the young female leopard, being chased into a tree by one of the Nkuhuma lionesses on Gowrie Main
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants feeding at Tamboti Crossing

 

Wednesday, 21 September 2016
(31ºC)

  • A breeding herd of thirty elephants feeding on Nyati Bamba Road
  • Another two elephants feeding on Madash Road
  • Three buffalo bulls resting on EP Airstrip
  • Another breeding herd of elephants feeding around Shirley’s Crossing
  • Tiyani, the young female leopard, stalking a steenbok on Mfezi Open Area
  • Nsele, the female leopard, stalking a Duiker on Robsons Boundary
African Wild Dog - Dawie Jacobs

African Wild Dog – Dawie Jacobs

Thursday, 22 September 2016
(34ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding around Rampan
  • The Styx lion pride and one Birmingham male lion, feeding on their buffalo kill on Ndloti Road
  • Madiba, the young male leopard, resting on Wessels Old Driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding around Ngala Open Area
  • Nchila, the young female leopard, drinking water on Parallel Road
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on 2nd Right Road

 

Friday, 23 September 2016
(29ºC)

  • A breeding herd of thirty elephants feeding on Bushcamp Open Area
  • Another breeding of about thirty elephants feeding around Scops Crossing
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving west on Rhulani Road
  • Salayexe and her daughter Tiyani, moving west from Konkoni Road
  • Five members of the Tsalala lion pride resting at Our Fathers Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

Saturday, 24 September 2016
(26ºC)

  • Five members of the Tsalala lion pride moving north in the Manyeleti River from Our Fathers Crossing
  • A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding on Seepline
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding around Serengeti Crossing
  • Six hyenas feeding on an old giraffe kill on Madash
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from Mamba Road
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants and two buffalo bulls feeding on EP Open Area
Hyena & Guest - Dawie Jacobs

Hyena & Guest – Dawie Jacobs

Sunday,25 September 2016
(21ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving west from Kraaines Pan
  • A herd of twenty elephants feeding around Serengeti Pan
  • A group of ten buffalo bulls feeding around Zimba Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about forty buffalo drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty buffalo feeding on Sixes Road