Game Drive Sightings 01 – 07 June 2020

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Elephants drinking on EP open area

 

The game drive highlight of the week was to spend time with a breeding herd of elephants, on the open area, in front of our lodge

 

Monday, 01 June 2020

(26°C)

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at the waterhole in front of our lodge

One elephant bull feeding on Bushcamp East

One buffalo bull feeding on Mamba Road

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on One Eye Pan Road

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ngala open area

Hukumuri, the male leopard, resting on a termite mound on Tjololo Road

 

Tuesday, 02 June 2020

(23°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking on EP open area

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

One buffalo bull feeding along Bushcamp East

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, resting at Leeukuil pan

The hyena den was active with 2 adults and 4 pups

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

 

Nkuhuma lioness and cub

 

Wednesday, 03 June 2020

(28°C)

A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo resting around Bushcamp pan

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding in EP/Manyeleti crossing

Tiyani, the female leopard, walking along Rhino Pan Road

Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking at Kraaines pan

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, drinking at Rampan pan

 

Thursday, 04 June 2020

(23°C)

Four buffalo bulls resting at Pungwe pan

The hyena den was active with 1 adult and 4 pups

A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding along Seepline Road

A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo resting on Shirley’s open area

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting in a tree on EP driveway

Three elephant bulls feeding along A-Main, east of Big Dam

 

Friday, 05 June 2020

(25°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, mating with Mholowati, the male leopard, on One Eye Pan Road

Hukumuri, the male leopard, resting close to One Eye Pan Road

One buffalo bull resting on Bushcamp West

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding along Rhino Ring West

The hyena den was active with 3 adults and 4 pups

Cara, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound close to Pommies pan

A breeding herd of about thirty buffaloes resting on Guarri Central

 

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree

 

Saturday, 06 June 2020

(28°C)

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding around Serengeti Crossing

Ndzutini, the female leopard, stalking impala at Bushcamp pan

A breeding herd of about thirty buffaloes drinking water at Rampan pan

A pack of eighteen wild dogs hunting impala on A-Main, close to Big Dam

One elephant bull feeding along Elephant Carcass Road

Three buffalo bulls drinking at Rampan pan

 

Sunday, 07 June 2020

(27°C)

A pack of fifteen wild dogs hunting impala on Marula Bult South

A breeding herd of about thirty buffalo feeding along Ximungwe Road

A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Robson’s Boundary

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Rhino Pan Road

One buffalo bull resting at Leeukuil pan

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