• The highlight of the week was seeing the male Cheetah drinking at Ngwe Pan
Photo by Darryn Gates

Monday, 13 January 2020 (28ºC)

  • Ndzutini, the female Leopard hunting bull frogs at Bushcamp Pan
  • Hukumuri, the male Leopard scent marking south of PU
  • A herd of about twenty-five Elephants feeding around Oom Cornie’s Corner
  • Shinzele, the female Leopard resting in a marula tree on the Londolozi Boundary
  • Xidulu, the female Leopard scent marking at Cutline/Konkoni Roads

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 (26ºC)

  • The Nkuhuma Pride of Lions including 7 females, 2 Avoca males and 8 cubs resting off of Treehouse East
  • Hukumuri, the male Leopard resting east of Safari Airstrip
  • The Hyena Den was active, with 4 adults and 11 pups
  • Nsele, the female Leopard hunting a baby Warthog on the southern side of the EP Airstrip
  • A herd of about twenty-five Elephants feeding around Lucas Open

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 (28ºC)

  • Ndzutini, the female Leopard hunting around Kraaines
  • The Nkuhuma Pride of Lions including 7 females, 2 Avoca males and 8 cubs resting east of Arathusa Airstrip, later moving to MMM South
  • A herd of about thirty Elephants feeding along Simba/Safari Cutline
  • A herd of about twenty-five Elephants feeding along Makhulu Open
  • 1 Buffalo Bull resting at Gabby’s Causeway
Photo by Morné Fouché

Thursday, 16 January 2020 (28ºC)

  • Hukumuri, the male Leopard resting off of One Eye Pan Road
  • Xidulu, the female Leopard hunting around Shambaan Road
  • 1 Buffalo Bull resting in Gabby’s Causeway
  • 2 Avoca male Lions resting off of MMM South/ Arathusa Main
  • Tiyani, the female Leopard hunting around Nyati Road
  • 2 Ximungwe Lionesses resting east of Simba Dam

Friday, 17 January 2020 (30ºC)

  • The Hyena Den was active with 2 adults and 3 pups
  • 1 Avoca male Lion was drinking at Ngwe Pan
  • 1 Male Cheetah resting on Safari Airstrip
  • Sibuye, the female Leopard’s cubs resting in a tree at Wessel’s Tree House

Saturday, 18 January 2020 (28ºC)

  •  Heavy rain, no morning drive
  • 1 male Cheetah walking along Safari Driveway
  • 4 Hippos and 1 Crocodile in Big Dam
Photo by Morné Fouché

Sunday, 19 January 2020 (23ºC)

  • 1 male Cheetah chasing Impala on Safari Airstrip
  • The Hyena Den was active with 4 pups and 2 adults
  • 1 Crocodile and 1 Hippo in Big Dam
  • Hukumuri, the male Leopard walking into Arathusa Safari Lodge