Big 5 Sightings 12-18 July 2021

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Tiyani’s Cub

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tiyani’s 2 cubs playing around in the thick brush keeping out of sight of any danger.

 

Monday, 12 July 2021

(26°C)

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on a duiker kill on Mamba Road.

One Avoca male lion resting on Safari Airstrip.

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along Magic Willy Road.

Three buffalo bulls resting at the inflow of Big Dam.

A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Bushcamp East.

 

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

(30°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs resting at the den site on Mabuza Road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road.

Three buffalo bulls feeding on Milkberry Road.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Guarri Central.

 

Avoca Male lion

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

(19°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Grass Cut Road.

A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on MMM South.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Red Dam.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting at Red Dam.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs resting at the den site on Mabuza Road.

Cara, the female leopard, feeding on a duiker kill close to Red Dam.

 

Thursday, 15 July 2021

(20°C)

Cara, the female leopard, still feeding on her duiker kill close to Red Dam.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Big Dam link South.

Tiyani’s 2 cubs playing at the den site on Mabuza Road.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ngala open area.

 

Friday, 16 July 2021

(21°C)

The Talamati pride of lions walking along MMM North.

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

Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking along MMM South.

Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Rhulani.

 

Saturday, 17 July 2021

(22°C)

Makhomsava, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on A-main close to Mkombe Road.

Three buffalo bulls feeding on Simbambili driveway.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking at Leeuwkuil Pan.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along the firebreak close to Morningside Camp.

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

 

African Harrier Hawk

Sunday, 18 July 2021

(26°C)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Tamboti open area.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs resting at the den site on Simbambili firebreak.

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

Makhomsava, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Mkombe Road.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Serengeti Pan.

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