Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 January 2021

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Ndzutini and Cara, the female leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Ndzutini, the female leopard, and Cara, the female leopard, fighting in Makulu open area.

 

Monday, 18 January 2021

(30°C)

Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rhino Pan.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to Big Dam.

One buffalo bull feeding along Bush Camp East.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding along Seepline East.

 

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

(32°C)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree close to Pommie’s Pan.

A pack of sixteen African Wild dogs hunting impala on EP airstrip.

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on a baby impala kill on Guarrie Central.

One elephant bull feeding on Saseka Road.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Xidulu, the female leopard, in Eagle Owl Crossing.

 

Avoca male lion

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

(30°C, 3mm of Rain)

Three elephant bulls feeding on EP open area.

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

A pack of sixteen African Wild dogs resting on Guarrie Central.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting at Pommie’s Pan.

One Avoca male lion resting on 2nd Windmill Road.

Tingana, the male leopard, walking along Zebra Drive.

Ximungwe lioness and her cub walking along MMM North.

 

Thursday, 21 January 2021

(30°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, Tiyani, the female leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, resting on Bushcamp East.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central.

One Avoca male lion resting on Safari airstrip.

Tingana, the male leopard, walking along Konkoni Road.

Three buffalo bulls resting in Rhino Pan.

Ximungwe lioness and her cub resting on Mabuza Road.

 

Friday, 22 January 2021

(32°C)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, and Cara, the female leopard, fighting in Makulu open area.

One elephant bull feeding on Kudu Drift.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking along Koala Bear Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Knobthorn open area.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult South.

 

Saturday, 23 January 2021

(30°C, 30mm of Rain)

The Talamati pride of lions resting on Knobthorn open area.

Tingana, the male leopard, resting on Seepline East.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking at Rampan Pan.

Two Avoca male lions resting on Big Dam Link South.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on a baby kudu kill on Kudu Drift.

 

Buffalo cow

Sunday, 24 January 2021

(25°C, 116mm of Rain)

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP airstrip.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Robson’s Boundary.

One elephant bull feeding on Sixes Road.

One Avoca male lion resting on Serengeti Dam wall.  

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