The highlight of the week was one male lion of the Avoka coalition visiting, and three cheetah’s moving through the area.

Monday,26 November 2018 (40ºC)

  • Hukumuri, the male leopard resting on Airport Link
  • Four members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Sawmill
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard on a Impala kill on Airport Link Road

 

Tuesday,27 November 2018 (39ºC)

  • A pack of four wild dogs and four pups resting on Rhino Ring West
  • Tiyani, the female leopard resting with her impala kill on Kudu Drift
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on A-Main
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on Saseka Road
  • Sibuye, the female leopard resting west of Paul’s Camp

 

Wednesday,28 November 2018 (37ºC) 15mm Rain

  • Two wild dogs drinking water at Picanini Utah Pan
  • Four wild dogs and four pups resting on Bush Camp East
  • Three Cheetah catching and plying before feeding on their baby impala kill East of Picanini Utah Pan
  • One member of the Nkuhuma pride of lions drinking water at Picanini Utah Pan
  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding around Picanini Utah/Robeson’s Corner
  • Tiyani, the female leopard walking along Simbambili Firebreak 
  • Three cheetahs feeding on their impala kill on A-Main Road

Thursday,29 November 2018 (26ºC)

  • Six buffalo bulls feeding at Baboon’s Pan
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants and one buffalo bull feeding on Rhino Midden Road
  • Six members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Picanini Utah Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on Londoz Boundary
  • Xidulu, the female leopard resting on Safari/Simbambili Cutline Road

 

Friday,30 November 2018 (28ºC)

  • One Avoca male lion and two members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions on a Warthog kill on Horse Shoe East Road
  • A pack of eight wild dogs hunting and killing a baby impala South of Linda’s Drift
  • A breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding on Rhulani Road

 

Saturday,1 December 2018 (33ºC)

  •  Two Ximungwe female lions resting at Picanini Utah Pan
  • Six members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions and two Mhangene male lions and one Talamati male lion resting at Three House Pan
  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on MMM North
  • Six members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions and two Mhangene male lions and one Talamati male lion resting west of Three House Pan
  • Sibuye, the female leopard walking along Hoffmans Cutline
  • Xidulu, the female leopard walking along Simbambili Firebreak

Sunday,2 December 2018 (38ºC)

  • Four members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Mabuza Road
  •  A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Mehluane Open
  • Xidulu, the female leopard walking along Simbambili Firebreak
  • Three members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Chitwa Open Area
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Chitwa Dam