Big 5 Sightings 25 November – 01 December 2019

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  • The highlight of the week was the Othawa male lion and 7 members of the Mhangene lion pride resting along the Londolozi boundary
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Monday, 25 November 2019 (28ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a duiker kill off Sawmill
  • Two adult hyenas and 4 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road
  • One Avoca male, 6 female lionesses and 9 cubs resting on Grasscut road
  • An elephant bull feeding along EP driveway road

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 (27ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a duiker kill off EP/ Shirley’s Cutline
  • One Avoca male, 6 female lionesses and 9 cubs resting on Track South
  • The young Nkuhuma male resting just off of Track south
  • Xidulu, the female leopard drinking from a puddle of water on Lowveld Link
  • Three adults and 5 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 (29ºC)

  • Two males, 7 female lionesses and 9 cubs resting north of Boundary Pan
  • Ka-Pona, the young female leopard feeding on a male impala kill near Treehouse watering hole
  • One buffalo bull resting at the quarry on EP driveway
  • One unknown female lioness resting on Mehluane Open Area
  • Another unknown female lioness resting just off of Simbambili Firebreak
  • The young Nkuhuma male resting on Mehluane road
  • Hukumuri, the male leopard resting at Rhulani Pan
  • Xidulu, the female leopard resting on a termite mound on Makhulu Open Area
Photo by Andrew Bartlet

Thursday, 28 November 2019 (33ºC)

  • The Othawa male lion and 7 members of the Mhangene lion pride resting along the Londolozi boundary
  • One adult and 2 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road
  • Xidulu, the female leopard feeding on a baby impala on the Firebreak
  • A breeding heard of about 10 elephants feeding along Saseka
  • Two adult hyena and 4 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road

Friday, 29 November 2019 (35ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard’s cub resting off of Horse Shoe West
  • Tiyani, the female leopard walking along Ngala Open Area
  • Two adult hyena and 4 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road
  • One buffalo bull resting at Pungwe Pan

Saturday, 30 November 2019 (35ºC)

  • A breading heard of about 6 elephants drinking at Serengeti Pan
  • Moya the female leopard resting under a tree along Arathusa and Shirley’s Cutline
  • Sibuye, the female leopard walking along the Mala Mala boundary
  • Four adult hyena and 10 cubs resting at the den site on Old Mhisi Khaya road
Photo by Chade Gelderman

Sunday, 01 December 2019 (30ºC)

  • The two Ximungwe lionesses walking along the P.U boundary and crossing into Robson’s
  • One buffalo bull grazing on Jozi road
  • Tiyani, the female leopard crossing into Londolozi at Our Fathers Crossing
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