The Big 5 Hilight of the week was to see Xidulu, the female leopard carrying her cubs to the new dan site.

Monday, 14 January 2019

(38ºC)

  • Three buffalo bulls resting in the water at Boundary Pan
  • Another three buffalo bulls feeding on Solar Panel Road
  • The Nkuhuma pride of lions still feeding on their buffalo kill on Kudu Drift Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Gowrie Main
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Saseka Road
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Milkberry Road

Tuesday, 15 January

(37’C)

  • The Nkuhuma pride of lions still feeding on their buffalo kill on Kudu Drift Road
  • Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Boundary Pan
  • A pack of eight wild dogs resting at Kraaines Pan
  • A pack of thirteen wild dogs hunting and killing two impalas on Guarri Central
  • Tingana, the male leopard resting at Chitwa Dam
  • Xidulu, the female leopard resting on a termite mount close to Safari driveway

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

(32’C)

  • Eleven buffalo bulls wallowing in the mud around Bushcamp Pan
  • Twenty hyenas chased the Nkuhuma pride of lions of the remains of the buffalo kill on Kudu Drift
  • Anderson, the male leopard scent marking on Saseka Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on Saseka Road
  • A pack of eight wild dogs hunting impala around Drongo North

Thursday, 17 January 2019

(32ºC)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard and her two cubs playing around their den
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Methlowani open area
  • Tiyani, the female leopard feeding on a impala kill close to Kimbians Crossing
  • A pack of about thirteen wild dogs hunting impalas around 5way Junction
  • Thandi, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a impala kill on Chitwa new driveway
  • Three elephant bulls feeding on EP open area
  • The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Big Dam

Friday, 2019

(30ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard resting at Kimbians Crossing
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard resting on Safari driveway
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Seepline Road
  • Three lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride resting at Big Dam
  • Seven members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions hunting and killing an impala
  • A pack of thirteen wild dogs resing on Safari airstrip
  • One elephant bull feeding on EP airstrip
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Mamba Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on the northern side Safari airstrip
  • Ten buffalo bulls drinking water at Serengeti Pan
  • Xidulu, the female leopard feeding on her grey duiker kill at Scops Owl Crossing
  • Two young Talamati male lions resting close to EP driveway

Saturday, 2019

(34ºC)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard resting at Scops Owl Crossing
  • Two young Talamati male lions resting on EP airstrip
  • Three buffalo bulls resting on Sawmill Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on EP airstrip
  • Six lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride resting on Kudu Drift Road
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard resting on Marula Bult South
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Serengeti open area

Sunday, 2019

(35ºC)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard moving her cubs to a new den site close to 2nd Windmill
  • A pack of 18 wild dogs hunting impalas on Zebra Drive
  • Tiyani, the female leopard scent marking around Big Dam Link North
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Paul’s Pan
  • Five members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Shomboma Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • Five buffalo bulls resting in the mud east of Tamboti Crossing