Big 5 Sightings 26 April – 2 May 2021

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Elephant bull

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with a beautiful herd of elephants at sunset.  

 

Monday, 26 April 2021

(28°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking close to PU Corner.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Rhino Pan.

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

One buffalo bull resting on Kudu Drift Road.

The Ximungwe lioness and her cub feeding on an impala kill on Xidulu Road.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP open area.

 

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

(27°C)

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

The Ximungwe lioness and her cub resting on Xidulu Road.

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

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

Sibuye, the female leopard, stalking some impala on Safari Airstrip.

Another breeding herd of about forty elephants drinking water at Safari Dam.

 

Tingana, the male leopard

 

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

(24°C)

One female cheetah resting on MMM South.

Makomsava, the female leopard, scent marking close to Big Dam.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rhino Pan Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting at Tamboti open area.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Leopard Drift Road.

Molowati, the male leopard, scent marking close to Tamboti open area.   

 

Thursday, 29 April 2021

(27°C)

Tingana, the male leopard, resting on One-eye Pan Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding close to One-eye Pan.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Safari Driveway.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions and 2 Avoca male lions resting on Lucas open area.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting on Simbambili Dam wall.

 

Friday, 30 April 2021

(30°C)

A pack of fifteen African wild dogs hunting impala on EP open area.

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at the Rocks.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding at Eagle Owl crossing.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting on Koala Beer Road.

Langa, the female leopard, stalking some impala on Lucas open area.

 

Saturday, 1 May 2021

(28°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on Sixes Road.

A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding in EP Manyeleti crossing.

An unknown young male leopard feeding on an impala kill on Lucas open area.

One buffalo bull feeding on Mkombe Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes drinking water at Big Dam.

 

 

Avoca male lion

Sunday, 2 May 2021

(29°C)

The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting on Mehluane open area.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, walking along EP Airstrip.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions resting on Ekiso Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Old Borehole Road.

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

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