The highlight of the week was watching the pack of twenty wild dogs hunting around Simbambili open area.

Photo by Morne Fouche

Monday, 23 December 2019 (27ºC)
• Two Ximungwe female lionesses resting off of Mabuza road
• Hukumuri, the male leopard resting on a termite mound on Mfezi open
• Herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Londolozi boundry
• Tiyani, the female leopard walking towards old staff camp watering hole on Simbambili

Tuesday, 24 December 2019 (28ºC)
• Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub moving along Wetpatch drinks spot
• Four buffalo bulls feeding along Saseka
• A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on the northern side of Elephant Plains airstrip
• One Avoca male lion vocalizing at Mike’s Kitchen
• Sibuye, the female leopard’s cub resting up a tree on Wessels/Little Gowrie cutline

Wednesday, 25 December 2019 (27ºC)
• Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub moving south just east of Ngala open area
• Hyena den was active with seven pups and three adults
• Herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along Koala bear road

Photo by Chade Gelderman

Thursday,26 December 2019 (29ºC)
• Small herd of about five elephants drinking at the mud wallow on Ximungwe road
• Nkuhuma pride, consisting of seven females and one Avoca male, resting south of Buff pan
• Ximunwe female lioness drinking at Rulani pan
• Tiyani, the female leopard hunting around Serengeti open area

Friday, 27 December 2019 (27ºC)
• One buffalo bull resting at Boundary pan
• Pack of twenty wild dogs rest at Boerbean pan
• The Nkuhuma cubs resting at Mpisi Watering hole as well as the two Avoca males
• Tiyani, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a male impala kill west of Arathusa main road


Saturday, 28 December 2019 (29ºC)
• Pack of twenty wild dogs hunting around Elephant Plains driveway
• Herd of about 25 elephants feeding north of Arathusa main
• One young Nkuhuma female lioness resting at Big dam link south

Photo by Chade Gelderman

Sunday, 29 December 2019 (26ºC)
• Pack of twenty wild dogs hunting around Simbambili open area
• The Styx pride of lions, one young male and 6 females, resting in the Manyeleti river
• Tiyani, the female leopard hunting around Shirleys cutline