Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 May 2021

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Makomsava, the female leopard

 

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with Makomsava the female leopard close to Boerbean open area.

 

Monday, 3 May 2021

(25°C)

The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting at Matundaluka Pan.

Makomsava, the female leopard, scent marking close to Boerbean open area.

A pack of 4 African wild dogs hunting impala close to Simbambili Dam.

Xinsele, the female leopard, resting on Milkberry Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on the firebreak close to Simbambili Dam.

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

 

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

(27°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Gowrie main Road.

Two elephant bulls feeding on Wetpatch open area.

Nanga, the female leopard, resting at Tree house Pan.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Xidulu Road.

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

Dwarf Mongoose

 

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

(28°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on Marula Bult North.

Makomsava, the female leopard, stalking impala at Landcruiser crossing.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions feeding on an impala kill on Imboma Road.

A breeding herd of about of about thirty elephants feeding close to Rampan Pan.

 

Thursday, 6 May 2021

(28°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at Rampan Pan.

Two elephant bulls feeding on Ekiso Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on Parallel Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Ngala open area.

 

Friday, 7 May 2021

(30°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting on Lucas open area.

A pack of eleven African wild dogs hunting impala close to One-eye Pan.

The Ximungwe lioness and her cub resting on Road 7.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Xidulu Road.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on Kudu Drift Road.

 

Saturday, 8 May 2021

(29°C)

A pack of eleven African wild dogs resting on Mamba Road.

Two Avoca male lions chasing the 2 Plains Camp male lions on Simbambili Firebreak.

Flat Rock, the male leopard, resting at Big Dam.

A breeding herd of 10 elephants feeding on EP Old driveway.

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on a Duiker kill on Wetpatch Road.

 

Nkuhuma lioness and cubs

Sunday, 9 May 2021

(26°C)

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

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

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

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Bushcamp Pan.

 

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