Game Drive Sightings 30 March – 05 April 2020

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Hyena clan relaxing at the den on a lazy Sunday afternoon

 

The game drive highlight of the week was to see a side striped jackal feeding on a kill right in the open on our airstrip.

 

Monday, 30 March 2020

(27°C)

One buffalo bull resting in the water at Rampan

One giraffe bull feeding on the Island

A breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at the pan on EP open area

A group of 7 zebras feeding on Marula Bult North

Two wildebeest bulls feeding on Wetpatch open area

Three adult hyena’s and 7 pups resting at the den

 

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

(31°C)

The Nkuhuma lion pride and 2 Avoca male lions hunting impala close to Rampan

A breeding herd of about one hundred buffaloes resting on Horseshoe West

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking on Josie’s Road

Three elephant bulls drinking water at Rampan

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Rhino Pan

Five female giraffes feeding on Shortcut Wetpatch Road

A breeding herd of about 10 wildebeest feeding on Kraaines open area

 

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

(30°C)

The Nkuhuma lion pride with the 2 Avoca male lions resting at Simbambili Dam

A breeding herd of about one hundred buffaloes feeding on Simbambili firebreak

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Madash Road

One elephant bull feeding around Bushcamp Pan

Five giraffes feeding next to EP airstrip

Two adult hyena females and 7 pups resting at the den

 

Thursday, 02 April 2020

(28°C)

A small breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on A-Main Road

Five buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road

Two wildebeest bulls feeding on Shirley’s open area

Five zebras feeding on the northern part of Shirley’s open area

Six giraffes feeding on EP open area

 

Friday, 03 April 2020

(26°C)

Six elephants feeding on Drongo South Road

Five giraffes feeding on Shirley’s open area

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

Five buffalo bulls drinking water at Leeukuil Pan

One adult female hyena and 5 pups resting at the den

 

An Elephant eye

Saturday, 04 April 2020

(22°C, 4mm rain)

One hippo bull feeding outside the water at Leeukuil Pan

Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at Kraaines Pan

One buffalo bull feeding on Bushcamp East

Seven zebras feeding on Horseshoe open area

Four adult hyenas and 7 pups resting at the den

 

Sunday, 05 April 2020

(30°C)

One elephant bull feeding on Sawmill Road

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on The Island

Tiyani, the female leopard, stalking a scrub hare on Rhino Pan Road

One giraffe male feeding close to EP airstrip

A side striped jackal hunting and killing a gerbil on EP airstrip

Two zebras feeding close to EP airstrip

Two adult hyenas and 7 pups feasting on the remains of a wildebeest kill at the den

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