The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Kuchava, the female leopard, at Linda’s Dam

Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Kuchava, the female leopard – Morné Fouché

Monday, 25 September 2017
(35ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, resting with her cub at Serengeti Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Two elephant bulls feeding at Nyati-Bamba Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area
  • A pack of about 13 wild dogs paying at Pungwe Crossing

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
(33, 20mmºC)

  • Ingrid dam, the young female leopard, resting with her impala kill at Seepline Road
  • Anderson, the female leopard, mating with Moya, the female leopard, at Puff Adder Road
  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding at Guarri Central Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Kimbian’s Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Rhulani Road
  • Two lionesses from the Styx pride resting with six cubs and one Birmingham male lion at Ingwe Pan
  • Shadow, the female leopard, walking east of Safari/Simbambili Cutline
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Ingwe Pan

One Buffalo – Gerrit Ackerman

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
(30ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Seepline Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Kuala Bear Road
  • Two members from the Styx pride resting with their six cubs at Buff Pan
  • Anderson, the male leopard, resting at Our Father Crossing
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding at Rocky Road

Thursday, 28 September 2017
(21ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, hunting a scrubhare on Josie Road
  • Two elephant bulls feeding at Tamboti Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Leeukuil Pan
  • Kuchava, the female leopard, feeding on her duiker kill at Chitwa driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at Ngala open area

Friday, 29 September 2017
(33ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding at 1st Windmill
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Nyala Crossing
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at Ngala open area
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs on Tsololo Road

Elephants drinking water – Gerrit Ackerman-

Saturday, 30 September 2017
(28ºC)

  • Tingana, the female leopard, mating with Kuchava, the female leopard, at Linda’s Dam
  • Hosana, the male leopard, moving north from Treehouse Pan with Thandi, the female leopard, following close by
  • Three lionesses from the Styx pride resting at Wessels Old driveway
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding south of Gowrie Main

Sunday, 1 October 2017
(30ºC)

  • Hosana, the male leopard, moving north from Baboon Pan with Thandi, the female leopard following close by
  • Three Birmingham male lions moving east from MMM South
  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, resting in Broken Dam
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Leadwood Road

 

 

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