Game Drive Sightings 04 -10 May 2020

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The game drive highlight of the week was to see Hukumuri, the male leopard, stalking a kudu on Leopard Drift, south of A-Main

 

Hukumuri, the male leopard

 

Monday, 04 May 2020

(25°C)

The Nkuhuma lion pride resting on Kuala Bear Road

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Shirley’s Crossing Road

One elephant bull drinking water at Leeukuil Pan

One buffalo bull resting in the water at Boundary Pan

Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central

 

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

(28°C)

A small breeding herd of elephants feeding at Shirley’s Crossing

A breeding herd of about sixty buffaloes feeding on Makhulu open

Tiyani, the female leopard, stalking impala on Guarri Central

Another breeding herd of elephants feeding on Eastern Bank Manyeleti

Two buffalo bulls feeding on Sixes Road

The hyena den was active with 5 adults and 7 pups

 

Southern Ground Hornbills

 

Wednesday, 06 May 2020

(28°C)

A breeding herd of about sixty buffaloes feeding close to Tamboti Crossing

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Seepline

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Bushcamp East

Two buffalo bulls feeding at Bushcamp Pan

 

Thursday, 07 May 2020

(29°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking at Shirley’s Crossing

One Avoca male lion resting at Big Dam

Another Avoca male lion resting on Seepline Road

A breeding herd of about forty elephants drinking water at Serengeti Pan

 

Friday, 08 May 2020

(25°C)

A breeding herd of about sixty buffaloes feeding on Rhino Ring South

The Nkuhuma lion pride resting close to Kudu Drift

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her daughter, Ndzutini, visited our lodge

 

Ndzutini, the young female leopard

 

Saturday, 09 May 2020

(28°C)

Hukumuri, the male leopard, stalking kudu on Leopard Drift, south of A-Main

Two Avoca male lions and the Nkuhuma lion pride resting on 1st Windmill Road

A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding at Tamboti Crossing

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her daughter, Ndzutini, still walking around between our Rondavels

 

Sunday, 10 May 2020

(29°C)

Two Avoca male lions and 4 Nkuhuma lionesses resting south of Kraaines

Three lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride and 9 cubs resting at Metundaluka Pan

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Madash Road

Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Francolin Road

The hyena den was active with 2 adults and 4 pups

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, still wondering around our lodge buildings.

 

 

 

 

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