The highlight of the week was having over 122.5mm of rain in under 24 hours, resulting in rivers flowing and dams filling up throughout the Northern Sabi Sand Wildtuin

Photo by Jordan Delvecchio

Monday, 06 January 2020 (29ºC)
• A breeding herd of about twenty five Elephants feeding around Little Gowrie/Hoffman’s Cutline
• One Nkuhuma Lioness resting on Lucas Open
• Tiyani, the female Leopard and her cub, Ndzutini feeding on a Duiker kill off of KBR
• Hukumuri, the male Leopard drinking water outside Silvan Lodge
• The young Nkuhuma male Lion resting at Rhulani Open

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 (29ºC)
• 1 Bull Elephant at Bushcamp Pan
• The Nkuhuma Pride of Lions resting off of Grasscut
• Ndzutini, the female Leopard resting in a tree off of KBR
• Hukumuri, the male Leopard resting at Kraaines Pan
• A breeding herd of about thirty Elephants drinking at Big Dam

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 (29ºC)
• Hosana, the male Leopard mating with Wilderness, the female Leopard at Poacher’s Corner
• 1 Avoca male Lion resting on Grass Cut
• The Nkuhuma Pride of Lions and 1 Avoca male Lion resting on EP/Shirley’s Cutline
• Nsele, the female Leopard walking along Rhino Pan Road
• 2 Buffalo Bulls drinking at Rhino Pan
• 2 Avoca male Lions and 4 Nkuhuma Pride members crossing EP/Shirley’s Cutline onto Jerry Drive

Photo by Chade Gelderman

Thursday, 09 January 2020 (27ºC)
• Tiyani, the female Leopard walking across EP Airstrip
• Hosana, the male Leopard hunting a Warthog on Ellie Carcass
• The Hyena Den was active with 3 adults and 9 pups
• A breeding herd of about thirty Elephants drinking at Rampan
• Tiyani, the female Leopard hunting baby Egyptian Geese at Bush Camp Pan
• 1 Buffalo Bull resting at Gaby’s Causeway
• 3 Elephant Bulls drinking at Simbambili Dam

Friday, 10 January 2020 (24ºC)
• 122.5mm of Rain
• The Hyena Den was active with 2 adults and 6 pups

Saturday, 11 January 2020 (23ºC)
• Saseka, the female Leopard feeding on an Impala kill on One Eye Pan Road
• Cara, the female Leopard resting in a tree on Shirley’s/Safari Cutline
• A breeding herd of about thirty Elephants feeding along A-Main/Milkberry Junction

Photo by Darryn Gates

Sunday, 12 January 2020 (29ºC)
• Tiyani, the female Leopard killed a Grey Duiker on A-Main West of Leopard Drift
• A breeding herd of about three hundred Buffalo moving North from Londolozi Boundary
• Moya, the female Leopard feeding on her Impala kill on Big Dam Link South
• Tiyani, the female Leopard as well as the breeding herd of Buffalo moved to Boundary Pan