Big 5 Sightings 7-13 June 2021

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Nkuhuma lion cub

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an impala kill that they stole from Ndzutini, the female leopard.

 

Monday, 7 June 2021

(20°C)

A pack of about fourteen African Wild dogs hunting impala on MMM South close to Roundabout.

Thandi, the female leopard, and her cub walking along Gowrie main Road.

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes resting on Ekiso Road.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking along EP Driveway.

One Avoca male lion feeding on an impala kill on Leadwood Road.

 

Tuesday, 8 June 2021

(22°C)

Piccadilly, the female leopard, hunting impala on Londoz Boundary close to Grass Cut Road.

One Avoca male lion drinking water at Baboon Pan.

Three buffalo bulls feeding on Josie Road.

Two elephant bulls feeding on EP Parallel Road.

 

Buffalo breeding herd

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

(22°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, stealing an impala kill from Makhomsava, the female leopard, close to Tamboti Open area.

One elephant bull feeding on Grass Cut Road.

A pack of about 14 African Wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on Magic Willy Open area.

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on the firebreak close to Pungwe Pans.

 

Thursday, 10 June 2021

(21°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Londoz Boundary close to Big Dam Link South.

One elephant bull feeding at Big Dam.

Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound South of EP Airstrip.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Red Dam.

 

Friday, 11 June 2021

(23°C)

One Avoca male lion resting on Mehluane Road.

Two elephant bulls feeding on Southern Fork Road.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, drinking water at Rhino Pan.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on One-eye Pan Road.

 

Saturday, 12 June 2021

(27°C)

A pack of about fourteen African Wild dogs resting on Madash Road.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting at the quarry close to Serengeti Crossing.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, walking along Big Dam Wall.

The 2 Plains Camp male lions resting on Horseshoe Open area.

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

 

Waterbuck

Sunday, 13 June 2021

(24°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an impala kill stolen from Ndzutini, the female leopard, on Milkberry Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding at Buff Pan.

A pack of about fourteen African Wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on Seepline East.

One elephant bull drinking water at Safari Dam.

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