Big 5 Sightings 12 – 18 April 2021

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Tortoise Pan, the male leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, stealing an impala kill from Makomsava, the female leopard, close to Safari Airstrip.

 

Monday, 12 April2021

(30°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on the firebreak close to Pungwe crossing.

Two Avoca male lions resting close to Buff Pan.

Tavangumi, the male leopard, resting on Safari driveway.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions resting close to Simbambili Dam.

One elephant bull feeding along Central Road.

One buffalo bull drinking water at Pommie’s Pan.

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

 

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

(32°C)

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding around Leeukuil Pan.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting on Safari Donga Road.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions resting on Rhulani open area.

Hosana, the male leopard, resting at Rhino Pan.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to Pommie’s Pan.

Elephant bull

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

(31°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on MMM South close to Gowrie Main Road.

A breeding herd of 12 elephants feeding on EP Deliveries Road.

One buffalo bull resting in Shirley’s crossing.

Makomsava, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill to Safari Airstrip.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Serengeti Pan.

 

Thursday, 15 April 2021

(32°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, stealing the impala kill from Makomsava, the female leopard, close to Safari Airstrip.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Safari driveway.

Moya, the female leopard, scent marking along Grasscut Road.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to EP Airstrip.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along the firebreak close to Pungwe crossing.

 

Friday, 16 April 2021

(25°C)

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP driveway.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions resting in Ntoma crossing.

Another breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on EP Airstrip.

 

Saturday, 17 April 2021

(24°C)

Molowati, the male leopard, scent marking on Mehluane open area.

One Avoca male lion scent marking close to Big Dam.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking at Red Dam.

One Avoca male lion resting on Safari Airstrip.

One elephant bull drinking water at Kraaines Pan.

The Ximungwe lioness and her cub resting close to Pommie’s Pan.

 

Ximungwe lioness and cub

Sunday, 18 April 2021

(28°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Sixes Road.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along Guarri Central Road.

Tavangumi, the male leopard resting on Safari Dam wall.

Flat Rock, the male leopard, scent marking along Leopard Drift Road.

One buffalo bull resting in Bushcamp Pan.

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