Big 5 Sightings 8 – 14 March 2021

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Avoca male lion

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a blue wildebeest kill on Grasscut Road.

 

Monday, 8 March 2021

(32°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting North of Boundary Pan.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Marula Bult Central.

A Pack of twelve African Wild dogs resting on EP Driveway.

One buffalo bull drinking water at Big Dam.

A breeding herd of 5 elephants feeding on the Northern side of EP Airstrip.

Three buffalo bulls resting in Kraaines Pan.  

 

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

(30°C)

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking at Boundary Pan.

Another breeding herd of 6 Elephants feeding along Broken Dam Road.

Baboon spider

 

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

(31°C)

Two Avoca male lions and the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting in Ntoma Crossing.

A pack of fifteen African Wild dogs hunting impala on Safari airstrip.

A breeding herd of about sixty elephants swimming in Safari Dam.

 

Thursday, 11 March 2021

(32°C)

Two Avoca male lions resting on the Northern side of Safari airstrip.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Gowrie Main.

One elephant bull feeding on the Southern side of Safari airstrip.

 

Friday, 12 March 2021

(33°C, 22mm of Rain)

A breeding herd of about three hundred Buffaloes feeding on Madash Road.

One elephant bull drinking water at Gabby’s Causeway.

A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding in Ngala open area.

 

Saturday, 13 March 2021

(28°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a Blue wildebeest kill on Grasscut Road.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Shirley’s open area.

A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Leopard Drift.

Cara, the female leopard, hunting ducks at One Eye Pan.

 

Buffalo bull

Sunday, 14 March 2021

(29°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at EP open area.

A breeding herd of about three hundred buffaloes feeding on Shortcut Wetpatch.

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

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