Big 5 Sightings 17-23 May 2021

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Hosana, the male leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Hosana, the male leopard, and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an elephant carcass on EP Grasscut Road.

 

Monday, 17 May 2021

(25°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on Seepline East.

A pack of twelve African wild dogs resting at Matundaluka Pan.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking on Pumptrack Road.

One Avoca male lion and 2 subadult Nkuhuma lions resting on Grasscut Road.

Hosana, the male leopard, and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an elephant carcass on EP Grasscut Road.

Cara, the female leopard, resting at Boundary Pan.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking close to Big Dam.

 

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

(23°C)

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

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at Leeuwkuil Pan.

One Avoca male lion resting on EP Grasscut.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting in Pungwe Island Crossing.

Three buffalo bulls feeding close to Pungwe Pans.

 

White faced Scops Owl

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

(27°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Lowveld Link Road.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, scent marking on Big Dam Link South.

Two buffalo bulls resting close to Pungwe Pans.

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

 

Thursday, 20 May 2021

(28°C)

A Pack of 4 African wild dogs resting on the firebreak close to Simbambili Dam.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting on EP Driveway.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions hunting impala close to Big Dam.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along Drongo South Road.

Two elephant bulls drinking water at Big Dam.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting close to Pommie’s Pan.

 

Friday, 21 May 2021

(30°C)

One Avoca male lion resting close to Eagle Owl Crossing.

Makhomsa, the female leopard, feeding on a steenbok kill at Boerbean Open area.

Four elephant bulls feeding on Island open area.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Madash Road.

Two buffalo bulls feeding on the firebreak close to Pungwe Crossing.

 

Saturday, 22 May 2021

(23°C)

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on 16th Crossing Road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on MMM South.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, feeding on her steenbok kill at Boerbean Open area.

One elephant bull drinking water at Safari Dam.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting in Grisly Bear Crossing.

 

Blue Wildebeest

Sunday, 23 May 2021

(24°C)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting on EP Grasscut road.

One elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch Open area.

Three buffalo bulls resting in Pungwe Pans.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West.

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