Big 5 Sightings 10-16 May 2021

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Tortoise Pan, the male leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating on Ngala open area.

 

Monday, 10 May 2021

(27°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along East Bank Manyeleti Road.

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

Three buffalo bulls feeding on the firebreak close to Simbambili Dam.

Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding close to Bushcamp Pan.

 

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

(27°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, stealing an impala kill from Tiyani, the female leopard, at Gaby’s Causeway.

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

A pack of 4 African wild dogs chasing impala on EP open area.

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

 

Buffalo Cow

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

(30°C)

Sibuye, the female leopard, resting at Grass Cut Pan.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding in Scops Crossing.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at Gaby’s Causeway.

One buffalo bull drinking water at Serengeti Pan.

Moya, the female leopard, resting close to Buff Pan.

 

Thursday, 13 May 2021

(28°C)

Tavangumi, the male leopard, resting at One-eye Pan.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating in Kimbeon’s Crossing.

A pack of 4 African wild dogs resting at Serengeti Pan.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking close to Boundary Pan.

 

Friday, 14 May 2021

(28°C)

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

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating on Ngala open area.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on the Southern side of Safari Airstrip.

One buffalo bull resting close to Safari Dam.

Tavangumi, the male leopard, resting close to One-eye Pan.

 

Saturday, 15 May 2021

(30°C)

Four buffalo bulls feeding close to Pungwe Pans.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating close to Pungwe Pans.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Magic Willy open area.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Seef’s Pan.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Horseshoe open area.

 

Giraffe Bull

Sunday, 16 May 2021

(28°C)

One Avoca male lion resting on Lowveld Link.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating at Simbambili Dam.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Konkoni Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on Knobthorn open area.

A pack of twelve African wild dogs hunting impala on MMM North.

Cara, the female leopard, resting at One-eye Pan.

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