• The highlight of the week was one lioness of the Nkuhuma pride with her two new cubs resting around their kudu kill on Safari Simbambili cutline
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Monday, 24 June 2019 (26ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub feeding on a fresh impala kill on Horseshoe West
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, mobile across Our Fathers Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding around Bushcamp Pan
  • Two Avoca male lions resting on Simbambili Firebreak after having a fight with the young Nkuhuma male lion 
  • One buffalo bull walking across MMM North
  • Xidulu, the female leopard, and her cub feeding on the remains of their duiker kill on Road 7

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 (26ºC)

  • feeding on their impala kill on Horseshoe West
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, resting on Xinzele road
  • One elephant bull feeding on MMM North
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, walking across Ntoma Crossing with Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub
  • drinking at Big Dam
  • on Drongo North

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 (27ºC)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard, walking along Shiboma road
  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Kudu Drift
  • One elephant bull walking through Mfezi Open
  • Another breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding at EP Manyeleti Crossing
  • Xidulu, the female leopard, and her cub resting at Horseshoe Open
  • Hosana, the male leopard, walking along Gowrie Main
  • One young unknown male leopard crossing Gowrie Main
  • Xinzele, the female leopard, feeding on a scrub hare on KBR 
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Thursday, 27 June 2019 (24ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub resting in the Manyeleti River on the fence line.
  • A breeding herd of about 40 elephants drinking at Simbambili Dam
  • One elephant bull feeding on Ekiso
  • Another breeding herd of about 25 elephants feeding on Helipad road
  • Another breeding herd of about 60 elephants feeding in PU
  • Four elephant bulls drinking at Simbambili Dam
  • Eight members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on MMM North

Friday, 28 June 2019 (27ºC)

  • One lioness of the Nkuhuma pride with her two cubs resting at their den site on Safari Simbambili cutline
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, walking along Rulani
  • Four elephant bulls feeding on Makhulu Open
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard, sharing a fresh impala kill with Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub on Pungwe Island
  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on Bushcamp West
  • A clan of about 15 hyenas feeding on an impala kill on EP Open Area

Saturday, 29 June 2019 (30ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 40 elephants drinking at Leeukuil
  • One lioness of the Nkuhuma pride feeding on her kudu kill on Safari Simbambili cutline
  • One buffalo bull drinking at Rhino Pan
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub resting on a deck at Simbambili Lodge
  • A pack of nine African wild dogs hunting on Serengeti Open
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Rhino Pan road
  • Another breeding herd of about 35 elephants feeding at Ntoma Crossing
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Sunday, 30 June 2019 (31ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, hunting at Landcruiser Crossing
  • One elephant bull walking along EP Driveway
  • One lioness of the Nkuhuma pride with her two cubs crossing MMM North
  • Eight members of the Nkuhuma lion pride finishing off the kudu kill on Safari Simbambili cutline
  • Two new hyena cubs at the den site
  • Talamba, the female leopard, feeding off the remains of a kill on Simbambili and Arathusa Cutline