• The highlight of the week was the Nkuhuma pride of lions with 6 cubs mobile east of Knobthorn Pan
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Monday, 16 September 2019 (25ºC)

  • Two Avoca male lions with seven lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride drinking water at Jacobin Pan
  • Sibuye, the female leopard having a stand off with Thandi, the female leopard in the Malawati riverbed
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Horseshoe East
  • One buffalo bull resting on Puff Adder road

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 (29ºC)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard and her cub feeding on an impala kill at Xigodi Pan
  • Moya, the female leopard resting on the Rocks
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West
  • One adult hyena and three pups resting at the den site off A-Main
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding along Rocky road

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 (34ºC)

  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants feeding along Kudu Drift
  • Another herd of 25 elephants drinking at Ram Pan
  • Three adult hyena and two pups resting at the den site off A-Main
  • Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a fresh duiker kill on the Island
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Thursday, 19 September 2019 (26ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on their duiker kill on the Island
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants drinking at Ram Pan
  • The Nkuhuma pride of lions with 6 cubs mobile north towards Gowrie Main road
  • Hosana, the male leopard chased Xinzele, the female leopard up a tree on Londoz Boundary
  • Makhomsava, the female leopard resting on Londoz Boundary  
  • Another breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding around Bushcamp Pan

Friday, 20 September 2019 (29ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding in the Manyeleti river between EP Manyeleti crossing and Kimbian’s crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding along Drongo North
  • Eight buffalo bulls drinking at Serengeti Pan
  • Moya, the female leopard mobile along Rhino Ring West
  • One adult hyena and two cubs resting at a new den site off old Mhisi Khaya road

Saturday, 21 September 2019 (32ºC)

  • Hukumuri, the male leopard mobile along Makhulu Open Area
  • Xidulu, the female leopard mobile east towards MMM North
  • A breeding herd of 25 elephants feeding along Seepline
  • Another breeding herd of about 40 elephants feeding along Londoz Boundary
  • One buffalo bull drinking at Serengeti Pan
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Sunday, 22 September 2019 (32ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on EP Flood Plain
  • Moya, the female leopard resting on Mfezi Open
  • Another herd of about 30 elephants drinking at EP Open Pan
  • One adult hyena and three pups resting at the den site off A-Main
  • Two Ximungwe lionesses resting close to Simbambili Dam