Big 5 Sightings 23 – 28 March 2020

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Playful Elephants

Playful Elephants

 

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have so many elephant herds around.  They are very entertaining, each with their own personality

 

Monday, 23 March 2020

(33ºC)

 

One elephant bull feeding around Bushcamp Pan

The Torchwood pride of lions resting close to Chitwa Lodge

A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on EP open area

Another breeding herd of about 25 elephants feeding on A-main

 

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

(35ºC)

 

Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rhino Pan

A breeding herd of about 20 elephants playing in the water at Big Dam

Another breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Chestnut open area

Tingana, the male leopard stalking and killing a male impala on MMM North

 

Tingana, the male leopard

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

(34ºC)

 

A breeding herd of about 25 elephants drinking water at Kraaines Pan

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Elephant Carcass Road

Tingana, the male leopard still feasting on his impala kill on MMM North

Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Simbambili Dam

Two buffalo bulls feeding on Mabuza Road

 

Thursday, 26 March 2020

(32ºC)

One elephant bull feeding on EP Delivery Road

 

Friday, 27 March 2020

(28ºC, 36mm rain)

 

A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on EP floodplains

Another breeding herd of about 25 elephants feeding on Rhino Pan Road

One elephant bull feeding on EP driveway

 

Hyena resting at the den

Saturday, 28 March 2020

(30ºC)

 

A breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Eastern Bank Manyeleti

A breeding herd of about 100 Buffaloes feeding on Madash Road

One elephant bull feeding inside Bushcamp Pan

 

Sunday, 29 March 2020

(30ºC)

 

One buffalo bull resting in the water at Rampan

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on Wetpatch Road

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