Game Drive Sightings 13 – 19 July 2020

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Buffalo Herd

 

The game drive highlight of the week was to have the big buffalo herds back in our area.

 

Monday, 13 July 2020

(24°C)

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

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, resting on Rampan open area

A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo feeding along Saseka Road

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

One buffalo bull feeding on Mamba Road

The hyena den was active with 3 adults and 2 pups

 

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

(22°C)

One elephant bull drinking water at Leeukuil pan

Three buffalo bulls resting at Kraaines pan

A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding on Francolin Road

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, walking along EP Delivery Road

A breeding herd of about thirty buffalo feeding along Kudu Drift

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking at the waterhole on EP open area

 

Elephant cow and calf

 

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

(20°C)

Cara, the young female leopard, resting at Boundary Pan

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding along Wetpatch Road

Three buffalo bulls feeding along Milkberry Road

One African civet scent marking around EP Lodge

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along Mfezi open area

Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking at Leeukuil Pan

 

Thursday, 16 July 2020

(18°C)

Ndzutini, the young female leopard, resting on Sixes Road

A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding along Ekiso Road

A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo feeding along Seepline

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP open area

Two buffalo bulls resting in Rhino Pan

The hyena den was active with 2 adults and 2 pups

 

Friday, 17 July 2020

(20°C)

A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo feeding close to Grasscut Road

Five elephants drinking water at Kraaines Pan

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along Mamba Road

Ndzutini, the young female leopard resting at Leeukuil Pan

A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding along Kuala Bear Road

Two buffalo bulls resting in Gaby’s Causeway

 

 

 

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Hyena female and pup

Hyena female and pup

(21°C)

2 Buffalo bulls resting in Simbambili Dam

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking at Rampan Pan

The hyena den was active with 2 adults and 2 pups

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Bushcamp East

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding along Central Road

A pack of 5 African wild dogs hunting impala around Simbambili camp

 

Sunday, 19 July 2020

(22°C)

Cara, the young female leopard, resting at Simbambili Dam

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Bushcamp Pan

One buffalo bull drinking water at Rhino Pan

Tiyani, the female leopard, mating with Hukumuri, the male leopard, at Gaby’s Pan

Another breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding along Scops Crossing

Two buffalo bulls resting at Pommies Pan

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