Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2021

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Nkuhuma Lion Cub

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill in Ngala open area.

 

Monday, 25 January 2021

(30°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Koala Bear Road.

A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Ekiso Road.

Two buffalo bulls drinking water at Rhino Pan.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP driveway.

 

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

(32°C)

A breeding herd of about three hundred buffaloes feeding on Makulu open area.

A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding close to Boundary Pan.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Shirley’s open area.

One elephant bull feeding on Seepline East.

 

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

(31°C)

One Avoca male lion resting on EP open area.

A breeding herd of about three hundred buffaloes feeding on Marula Bult North.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting close to Rhino Pan.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Tiyani, the female leopard, in EP Manyeleti crossing.

 

Thursday, 28 January 2021

(30°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill in Ngala open area.

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

One buffalo bull resting on Rhulani Road.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Tamboti open area.

 

Friday, 29 January 2021

(33°C)

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

One Avoca male lion resting at Simbambili Dam.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Tiyani, the female leopard, on EP open area.

A breeding herd of about three hundred buffaloes feeding on Saseka Road.

 

Saturday, 30 January 2021

(31°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Tiyani, the female leopard, at Wetpatch open area.

Two Avoca male lions scent marking along Seepline East close to Safari airstrip.

Saseka, the female leopard, drinking water on Milkberry Road.

One elephant bull feeding close to Londoz Drift.

 

Monitor Lizard

Sunday, 31 January 2021

(30°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Pommie’s Pan Road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding along Madash Road.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, stalking some impala close to Pommie’s Pan.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to Scops Crossing.

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