The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Mvula, the male leopard, moving east on Simbambili Firebreak

Mvula – Gerrit Ackerman

Monday, 31 July 2017
(26ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Eastern Bank Manyeleti
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at EP open area
  • A pack of ten wild dogs drinking water at Picanini Utah Pan
  • Nsele, the female leopard, resting on Picanini Utah Firebreak

Tuesday, 1 August 2017
(27ºC)

  • Anderson, the male leopard, walking along Central Road
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs and two Birmingham male lions on Madash Road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, hunting on Safari/Shirley’s cutline
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south on Shomboma Road

Wednesday, 2 August 2017
(28ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at Shomboma Road
  • Four buffalo bulls resting on Nyati Bamba Road
  • A pack of six wild dogs moving south on Madash Road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving north on A-main
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving north on MMM North
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP Floodplains

One of the Nkhuma pride lionesses drinking water – Dawie Lombard

Thursday, 3 August 2017
(30ºC)

  • Five buffalo bulls resting at Rhino Pan
  • Mvula, the male leopard, resting on Simbambili Firebreak
  • Ingrid Dam, the young female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on our southern boundary
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at Leeukuil Pan

 

Friday, 4 August 2017

(29ºC)

  • Two wild dogs moving south from our southern boundary
  • Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Kuchava, the female leopard on Simbambili/Safari cutline
  • Five buffalo bulls resting at Rhino Pan

 

Saturday, 5 August 2017

(27ºC)

  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride moving east from Simbambili Firebreak
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from Simbambili Firebreak
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephanst feeding at EP driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at EP open area

Sunset – Dawie Lombard

Sunday, 6 August 2017

(26ºC)

  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Shomboma Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Serengeti open area
  • Ingrid Dam, the young female leopard, resting in a tree with an impala kill on our southern boundary
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs on Shinzele Road

 

 

 

 

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