Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 March 2021

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Tortoise Pan, the male leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Xidulu, the female leopard, as well as Makomsava, the female leopard, in one sighting.

 

Monday, 22 March 2021

(25°C, 8mm of Rain)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Tamboti open area.

Two elephant bulls feeding in EP Manyeleti crossing.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Leeuwkuil Pan.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill on Central Road.

 

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

(26°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on EP floodplains.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Safari Airstrip.

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

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding along Track South.

One Avoca male lion resting on Mehluane open area.

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

Giraffes

 

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

(25°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting in a tree in Ntoma crossing.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to Land cruiser crossing.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, mating in Pungwe Island crossing.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Old Little Gowrie driveway.

Flat Rock, the male leopard, scent marking along Milkberry Road.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Gaby’s causeway.

 

Thursday, 25 March 2021

(24°C)

Xinzele, the female leopard, scent marking in Serengeti crossing.

A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Simbambili cutline.

Hosanna, the male leopard, resting in Dead End crossing.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, mating at Pungwe Pans.

 

Friday, 26 March 2021

(30°C)

Tavangumi, the male leopard, resting in Eagle Owl crossing.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Boerbean open area.

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

Two buffalo bulls resting in Bushcamp Pan.

 

Saturday, 27 March 2021

(31°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, mating in Pungwe Island crossing.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Big Dam.

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill just off Bushcamp East.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting on Seepline West of Big Dam.

Avoca male lion

 

Sunday, 28 March 2021

(32°C, 4mm of Rain)

Tiyani, the female leopard, finishing off her impala kill just off Bushcamp East.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephant drinking water at Kraaines Pan.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, resting close to Land Cruiser crossing.

A pack of ten African wild dogs hunting impala at Wetpatch open area.

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding in Dead End crossing.  

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