Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 February 2021

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African Wild Dogs

 

The Highlight of the week was watching the pack of African wild dogs hunting some impala on Shirley’s open area.

 

Monday, 15 February 2021

(29°C, 38mm of Rain)

One elephant bull feeding on Rhino Pan Road.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a waterbuck kill on Francolin Road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Leeukuil Pan.

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on EP driveway.

A pack of sixteen African wild dogs feeding on an impala kill close to Boundary Pan.

Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on EP airstrip.  

 

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

(23°C, 15mm of Rain)

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Drongo North.

An unknown young male leopard feeding on an impala kill close to Pungwe Pans.

A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Guarrie Central Road.

Tingana, the male leopard, resting on a termite mound on Madash Road.

Two lionesses from the Talamati pride stalking some impala on Gowrie Main Road.

 

Hyena pup

 

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

(26°C)

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Parallel Road.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along EP driveway.

A pack of 15 African wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on Big Dam link South.

A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Tamboti open area.

 

Thursday, 18 February 2021

(29°C)

One buffalo bull drinking water at Serengeti Pan.

One Avoca male lion and one Nkuhuma lioness resting on Londoz boundary.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Konkoni Road.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions and One Avoca male lion resting on MMM South

 

Friday, 19 February 2021

(31°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on the rocks on Kudu Drift Road.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Arathusa Main Road close to Big Dam.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Horseshoe open area.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree on Central Road.

One buffalo bull resting on Elephant Carcass Road.

Another breeding herd of twelve elephants feeding on Milkberry Road.

Xinsele, the female leopard, scent marking on Saseka Road.

Hosana, the male leopard. Scent marking on Rhino Pan Road.

 

Saturday, 20 February 2021

(32°C)

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes resting on Marula Bult Central.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting in the drainage line on Track South.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Kudu Drift Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, drinking water at Pommie’s Pan.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Madash Road.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Wet Patch Road.

Tiyani, the female leopard

 

Sunday, 21 February 2021

(32°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting close to Wet patch open area.

A pack of fifteen African wild dogs hunting impala on Shirley’s open area.

One Avoca male lion scent marking along Gowrie Main Road.

Hosanna, the male leopard, scent marking close to Kraaines Pan.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding close to Broken Dam.

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