The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Hosana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Little Gowrie/Hoffman’s Cutline

Hosana, the male Leopard – Dawie Lombard

Monday, 6 November 2017
(38ºC)

  • Hosana, the male leopard, hunting impalas at Baboon Pan
  • One Birmingham male lion resting north of Wessels camp
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, hunting Nyala’s on Rhino Ring North
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting on Shimboma Road
  • One elephant bull moving north on Bushcamp East
  • Another elephant bull feeding on Mhisi Kaya Road

Tuesday, 7 November 2017
(34ºC)

  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Nyati Bamba Road
  • Two unknown lionesses and one male lion feeding on a Kudu kill at Picanini Utah
  • Nsele, the female leopard, moving south from Picanini Utah Boundary
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam

Wednesday, 8 November 2017
(25ºC)

  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Nyati Bamba Road
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their eight cubs on Pump Track Road
  • Two unknown lionesses and one male lion feeding on a kudu kill on Picanini Utah
  • Hosana, the male leopard, resting south of Baboon Pan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Big Dam

Hyena’s on a stolen kill – Dawie Lombard

Thursday, 9 November 2017
(28ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving south from EP Manyeleti Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at EP open area
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their eight cubs on Wetpatch Road
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Puff Adder Road
  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, resting on Madash Road

Friday, 10 November 2017
(26ºC, 6mm)

  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Mhisi Kaya Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at EP Manyeleti Crossing
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving north from Nyati Road
  • One pangolin moving west from Madash Road
  • Four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their eight cubs on Simbambili open area
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Old Mhisi Kaya Road

Saturday, 11 November 2017
(24ºC, 4mm)

  • A pack of seven wild dogs hunting impala’s on Simbambili open area
  • Anderson, the male leopard, resting at Pungwe Pan
  • One lioness from the Nkuhuma pride resting with two cubs at Simbambili Dam
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving west from Horseshoe West
  • Three lionesses from the Tsalala pride resting with one cub on Our Southern Boundary
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Punphouse Road

The Ingrid dam female leopard in a tree – Dawie Lombard

Sunday, 12 November 2017
(27ºC)

  • Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, resting on Seepline Road
  • Four buffalo bulls resting at Kimbians Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about five elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary
  • Another breeding herd of about five elephants drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • One buffalo bull drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • Hosana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Little Gowrie/Hoffman’s Cutline
  • One Birmingham male lion resting on White Cloth open area
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Kudu Drift

 

 

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