Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 July 2019

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  • The highlight of the week was nine members of the Styx lion pride attempting to hunt buffalo along Londolozi Boundary
Photo by Chade Gelderman

Monday, 08 July 2019 (28ºC)

  • Makhomsava, the female leopard, walking along Londolozi Boundary
  • Five members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Ram Pan
  • A breeding herd of about eight elephants feeding on Rocky Road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, walking across Kimbeon’s Crossing
  • Moya, the female leopard, walking along Seepline
  • along A-main
  • Five buffalo bulls resting on Ximbane road
  • Another breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on KBR
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub on a fresh bushbuck kill in camp

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 (27ºC)

  • Xinzele, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound at Londolozi Robson’s corner
  • Nsele, the female leopard, walking along Impala road
  • A breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding on Sawmill
  • One honey badger catching mice on Big Dam Link South
  • Another breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Milkberry
  • Xidulu, the female leopard, walking along Broken Dam road
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on 16th Crossing road
  • One honey badger walking along Big Dam Link North

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 (29ºC)

  • Four hyenas finishing off a warthog kill on Serengeti Open Area
  • Three hyena and two hyena cubs resting at the den site on Mamba road
  • Moya, the female leopard, hunting scrub hare around Big Dam
  • Xidulu, the female leopard, and her cub on a fresh impala kill at Seeff’s pan
  • Nsele, the female leopard, walking through PU
  • A herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Londolozi Boundary
  • Another herd of about 20 elephants feeding around Big Dam
Photo by Chade Gelderman

Thursday, 11 July 2019 (27ºC)

  • The Styx lion pride resting at Big Dam
  • The young Mhangeni male lion chased off a zebra kill by over 20 hyenas on Central road
  • Five members of the Nkuhuma lion pride resting on Shiboma road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub walking through Bushcamp pan
  • A herd of five elephants feeding on Bushcamp West
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub on a steenbuck kill off Francolin
  • Eight elephant bulls feeding along Bushcamp East
  • Three members of the Nkuhuma lion pride resting on Wetpatch

Friday, 12 July 2019 (32ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, walking along Seepline road
  • Four members of the Nkuhuma lion pride hunting impala around Pungwe Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding around Bushcamp Pan
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, resting in Simbambili Open Area
  • Xidulu, the female leopard walking along the firebreak
  • Five elephant bulls feeding on Rhino Pan road
  • One buffalo bull resting on Rhino Pan road

Saturday, 13 July 2019 (31ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub resting along the fence line
  • One buffalo bull wallowing at Kraaines
  • A herd of about 20 elephants feeding along Londolozi Boundary
  • Xinzele, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound on Chestnut Open
  • Seven African wild dogs feeding on a fresh duiker kill on EP Shirley’s cutline
  • Another herd of about 20 elephants feeding on EP Shirley’s cutline
Photo by Chade Gelderman

Sunday, 14 July 2019 (29ºC)

  • Xinzele, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound on Rocky road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub on a fresh duiker kill at Pungwe Pan
  • Nine members of the Styx lion pride attempting to hunt buffalo along Londolozi Boundary
  • Three buffalo bulls resting along Londolozi Boundary
  • One elephant bull crossing Londolozi Boundary
  • Seven members of the Nkuhuma lion pride drinking at Serengeti Pan
  • A breeding herd of about 50 elephants feeding on KBR
  • Seven members of the Nkuhuma lion pride walking across A-main
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, resting on a termite mound on Makhulu Open Area
  • Another breeding herd of about 40 elephants feeding around Bushcamp Pan
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