The Big 5 highlight of the week was the two male cheetah’s who came to surprise us on Gowrie Main.

Two male cheetahs – Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 9 October 2017
(29ºC, 28mm rain)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving east from EP airstrip
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Leopard Drift
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at Big Dam
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • Anderson, the male leopard, resting on A-Main Road

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
(29ºC)

  • Three lionesses from the Nkuhuma lion pride resting with their six cubs and two Birmingham males east of Boundary Pan
  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Marula Bult Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on A-Main road

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
(26ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ekiso Road
  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, feeding on her impala kill on Marula Bult Road
  • Three lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with six cubs and two Birmingham male lions on Simbambili Firebreak
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Wetpatch open area
  • Seven members from the Tsalala lion pride feeding on a buffalo kill on Puff Adder Road
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring West
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Shirley’s Crossing

Ingrid Dam, the female leopard – Louis Liversage

Thursday, 12 October 2017
(33ºC)

  • Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill at Pungwe Island Crossing
  • Seven members from the Tsalala lion pride resting on Sixes Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Horseshoe West
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Madash Road
  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, moving south from EP/Shirley’s cutline

Friday, 13 October 2017
(30ºC)

  • Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill on Pungwe Island Crossing
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring South
  • One elephant bull feeding on Saseka Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MMM North

Saturday, 14 October 2017
(28ºC)

  • Three lionesses from the Styx lion pride resting with ten cubs south of Wessels Camp
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving south from EP Lodge
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring West

Buffalo bull – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 15 October 2017
(29ºC)

  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring West
  • Three lionesses from the Nkuhuma lion pride feeding on a giraffe kill with six cubs and two Birmingham male lions on Madash Road
  • Two male cheetahs resting on Gowrie Main
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving south from MMM South
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at EP Manyeleti Crossing
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding at Grissly Bear Crossing
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