Big 5 Sightings 09-15 March 2020

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Tiyani, the female leopard

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have Tiyani, the female leopard, walking past the lodge access

 

Monday, 9 March 2020

(24ºC)

Hukumuri, the male leopard, mating with Moya, the female leopard on Konkoni Road
A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on The Island
The hyena den was active with 3 pups and 1 adult
One buffalo bull resting at Gaby’s Causeway
Another two buffalo bulls resting on The Island

 

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

(26ºC)

The hyena den was active with 5 pups and 3 adults
A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Bushcamp Pan
Tiyani, the female leopard, hunting along Guarri Central
Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding around Simbambili Dam
Two buffalo bulls resting at Rhulani Pan

 

Hyena pup at the den

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

(25ºC)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting on EP Open Area
A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along A-Main
The hyena den was active with 9 pups and 2 adults
Two Buffalo bulls feeding near Pungwe Pan
Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along Madash South

 

Thursday, 12 March 2020

(22ºC)

A breeding herd of about twenty five elephants feeding on MMM South
The Nkuhuma lion pride and the 2 Avoca male lions resting on Safari airstrip
One Avoca male lion and 1 Nkuhuma lioness mating on Safari airstrip
One buffalo bull resting at Gaby’s Causeway

 

Friday, 13 March 2020

(26ºC)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, walking through EP Lodge and onto the Driveway
A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along A-Main
A pack of 7 wild dogs resting on A-Main/ Big Dam Link South
A breeding herd of about thirty five elephants feeding at Kimbians Crossing
Two buffalo bulls resting at Rhulani Pan
Tiyani, the female leopard, walking along Simbambili firebreak
One Avoca male lion and 1 Nkuhuma lioness mating on Safari airstrip

 

Wild Dogs drinking

Saturday, 14 March 2020

(25ºC)

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along MMM South
Ingrid Dam, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Londolozi boundary
A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along Kuala Bear Road
The hyena den was active with eleven pups and 6 adults

 

Sunday, 15 March 2020

(28ºC)

A breeding herd of about twenty five elephants swimming at Big Dam
Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Central Road
One Avoca male lion walking along Grasscut Road
Hukumuri, the male leopard, resting on Pump Track

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