The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one of the Birmingham male lions drinking water at Rhulani mud wallow

One Birmingham Male lion drinking water

Monday, 1 January 2018
(25ºC)

  • The Styx lion pride resting on Airport Link
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on her kudu kill at Kimbeans crossing
  • The Nkuhuma pride resting on Shortcut Wetpatch
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along Seepline
  • One elephant bull moving south from Shirley`s open area
  • Another breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Nyati Bamba road
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants moving west from Rhino Ring West
  • One Birmingham male lion joined the Styx pride on Safari Driveway
  • Two elephant bulls drinking water at Kraaines
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Sixes road

Tuesday, 2 January 2018
(23ºC)

  • The Nkuhuma lion pride resting at Simabambili Dam
  • One of the Birmingham male lions drinking water at Rhulani mud wallow
  • Tiyani the female leopard, still feeding on her kudu kill at Kimbeans crossing
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding around 2nd Right road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty-five elephants feeding on Guarrie Central

Wednesday, 3 January 2018
(25ºC)

  • Ten buffalo bulls resting on Milkberry road
  • Tiyani the female leopard, still at her kudu kill at Kimbeans crossing
  • A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding around Ngala open area
  • One elephant bull feeding at Our Father`s crossing
  • The Styx lion pride resting on Simbambili firebreak
  • Sux buffalo bulls resting on Puffadder road

One Baby Elephant – Gerrit Ackerman

Thursday, 4 January 2018
(30ºC)

  • Tiyani the female leopard, feeding on her scrub hare kill around Serengeti Pan
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at Grizzly Bear crossing
  • The Styx lion pride resting on Safari Donga North
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water on Ximungwe road
  • The Hukumuri male leopard mating with Xidulu female leopard on Methlowani road
  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Sixes road
  • Another breeding herd of ten elephants feeding at 16th Crossing

Friday, 5 January 2018
(36ºC)

  • Five buffalo bulls resting on A-Main
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult North
  • Another breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding on Ekiso road
  • Thamba the male leopard, resting on Mike`s Kitchen
  • One elephant bull feeding at The Rocks
  • Another elephant bull feeding on Londoz Boundary
  • Hukumuri the male leopard, mating with Xidulu on Safari Donga North

Saturday, 6 January 2018
(34ºC)

  • Mvula the male leopard, resting at Old borehole
  • Tiyani the female leopard, scent marking on Shortcut Wetpatch
  • One elephant bull feeding at Land Cruiser Crossing
  • A breeding herd of thirty elephants drinking water at 2nd Windmill Pan
  • Three elephant bulls drinking water at Knobthorn Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on Shombane road
  • Tingana the male leopard, resting on Treehouse East

Thamba the Leopard – Gerrit Ackerman

Sunday, 7 January 2018
(36ºC)

  • Thamba the male leopard, moving north on Chitwa driveway
  • Four buffalo bulls resting on Nyati road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Serengeti Pan
  • Tiyani the female leopard, also drinking water at Serengeti Pan
  • Xidulu female leopard, resting at her impala kill around Simbamabili Dam
  • Nsele the female leopard, drinking water at Sawmill road
  • Nsele`s female leopard cub walking west on Grasscut road
  • One elephant bull feeding at Simbambili open area
  • Another elephant bull feeding around Leeukuil

 

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