Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 February 2021

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Tiyani, the female leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending time with some of our favourite leopards including some new faces to our area.

 

Monday, 22 February 2021

(36°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on the firebreak close to Simbambili driveway.

One unknown young male leopard resting in a quarry close to Gowrie gate.

A pack of fifteen African Wild dogs hunting impala on EP Airstrip.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding close to Boundary Pan.

Sibuye, the female leopard, scent marking along A-main close to MMM South.

One Avoca male lion resting close to Buff Pan.

 

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

(28°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Safari driveway.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes drinking water at Simbambili Dam.

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on the rocks close to Landcruiser crossing.

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

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

 

 

Steenbok

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

(26°C)

Cara, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill close to Simbambili Dam.

Two elephant bulls feeding on Rocky Road.

One buffalo bull feeding along the firebreak close to Pommie’s Pan.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam.

 

Thursday, 25 February 2021

(25°C, 5mm of Rain)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Tiyani, the female leopard, both scent marking close to Kraaines Pan.

The Tsalala lioness and her cub resting on Big Dam wall.

One buffalo bull resting close to Simbambili Dam.

Moya, the female leopard, scent marking close to Tamboti open area.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Bush Camp east.

 

Friday, 26 February 2021

(27°C)

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring North.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill on Shirley’s open area.

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding on Wetpatch open area.

Tortoise pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, mating on Marula Bult North.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Kraaines Pan.

 

Saturday, 27 February 2021

(25°C)

Three Nkuhuma lionesses resting on the eastern side of Safari airstrip.

Two elephant bulls feeding on Marula Bult Central.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, mating in Kimbeon’s crossing.

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

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Shortcut Wetpatch Road.

 

Xidulu, the female leopard

Sunday, 28 February 2021

(29°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting in a marula tree close to 15th Crossing.

One elephant bull drinking water at Grasscut Pan.

The Ximungwe lioness and her cub resting on Guarri Central Road.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Kimbeon’s crossing Road.

The Tsalala lioness and her cub resting on Seepline East.

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