Game Drive Sightings 13-19 April 2020

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Elephants in Big Dam

 

The game drive highlight of the week was to see Tiyani, the female leopard, hunt and kill an impala close to Rampan.  She unfortunately lost her kill to some hyenas who chased her off.

 

Monday, 13 April 2020

(30°C)

One elephant bull feeding on EP Delivery Road

Five giraffes feeding around EP airstrip

Two buffalo bulls resting in the mud on Island Loop

Twelve wildebeest feeding on Kraaines open area

Tiyani, the female leopard, with an impala kill on Bushcamp open area

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP driveway

 

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

(36°C)

One buffalo bull feeding on Sixes Road

Two elephant bulls drinking water at Leeukuil pan

One giraffe bull feeding on A-Main

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding close to Big Dam

One elephant bull drinking water at Big Dam

 

Nkuhuma Cub

 

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

(31°C, 22mm rain)

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking water at the waterhole on EP open area

One buffalo bull resting on Rampan open area

Ten zebras feeding on Sawmill open area

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

 

Thursday, 16 April 2020

 (30°C)

Two elephant bulls feeding on EP Delivery Road

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, staling waterbuck on Serengeti open area

Two wildebeest bulls feeding on EP open area

Five zebras feeding on Guarrie Central

 

Friday, 17 April 2020

(26°C)

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, resting close to Grisly Bear Crossing

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Chestnut open area

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam

One buffalo bull resting in the water at Rhino Pan

 

Saturday, 18 April 2020

(26°C)

The Nkuhuma lion pride and the 2 Avoca male lions resting on Leopard Drift

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Pipeline Road

A pack of twenty wild dogs resting on Magic Willy open area

The hyena den was active with 5 pups and 4 adults resting in the shade around the den

 

Playful elephant calf

 

Sunday, 19 April 2020

(28°C)

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

Two buffalo bulls feeding on Madash Road

Hukumuri, the male leopard, scent marking on Saseka Road

One elephant bull feeding on Serengeti open area

Five zebras feeding on Madash Road

The hyena den was active with 4 pups and one adult female.

Three adult hyenas walking along EP airstrip

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