Big 5 Sightings 10 – 17 January 2022

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Xitsalala, the male leoaprd

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Xitsalala male leopard in the area for the first time.

 

Monday, 10 January 2022

(29°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs feeding on a White stork kill on EP Open area.

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

Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking water at Kraaines Pan.

 

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

(30°C)

A pack of about 15 African wild dogs resting on Arathusa airstrip.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and 1 cub resting on EP Open area.

One elephant bull feeding on Mkombe Road.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, Flat Rock, the male leopard, and Makhomsava, the female leopard, all scent marking on Big Dam link South.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Ellie Alley Road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree close to Horseshoe Open area.

 

Nkuhuma young male lion

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

(25°C, 75mm of Rain)

Xitsalala, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Rhulani Road.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on the southern side of Big Dam.

Xinsele, the female leopard, scent marking along Arathusa main Road.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, scent marking along Horseshoe East.

 

Thursday, 13 January 2022

(29°C, 4mm of Rain)

One buffalo bull resting on EP Driveway.

Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking in Kimbeon’s crossing.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting close to Landcruiser crossing.

Three elephant bulls feeding on Ekiso Road.

Hosana, the male leopard, resting on Robsons boundary.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting on the southern side of EP Airstrip.

 

Friday, 14 January 2022

(29°C)

One of Tiyani , the female leopards, cubs resting in a tree on EP Open area.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Rhino Ring North.

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

 

Saturday, 15 January 2022

(29°C)

No Big 5 Sightings, but lots of General game seen.

 

White Stork

Sunday, 16 January 2022

(30°C)

Xitsala, the male leopard, resting close to 16th crossing.

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Marula bult.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting close to Broken Dam.

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