Big 5 Sightings 17 – 23 January 2022

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Avoca male lion

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Talamati pride of lions along with 1 Avoca male lion after a bit of an absence in our area.

 

Monday, 17 January 2022

(28°C)

Two buffalo bulls feeding close to Pungwe Island Crossing.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Seepline East.

Two elephant bulls drinking water at Seef’s Pan.

One buffalo bull resting in the mud wallows on Rhino Ring South.

 

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

(27°C, 2mm of Rain)

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

The Nkuhuma pride of lions drinking water at Big Dam.

One elephant bull feeding on Boerbean open area.

Another elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch open area.

Ndzutini, the female leopard

 

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

(29°C, 3.5mm of Rain)

A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding on Makhulu open area.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, scent marking close to Pommies Pan.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Airport Link.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking along Mum’s crossing.

Two elephant bulls drinking water at Rampan Pan.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs feeding on an impala kill on Ngala open area.

 

Thursday, 20 January 2022

(26°C, 3mm of Rain)

One Nkuhuma young male lion resting on the Southern end of Arathusa Airstrip.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Grass cut Road.

The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting on MMM North.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking close to Big Dam.

Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Red Dam.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree on Marula Bult North.

 

Friday, 21 January 2022

(28°C)

One elephant bull feeding on EP open area.

The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting on Zebra Drive.

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding close to Kraaines open area.

 

Saturday, 22 January 2022

(26°C, 5mm of Rain)

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on MMM North close to Gowrie Main road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Londoz boundary close to Robson’s corner.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Madash Road close to 16th crossing.

 

Young elephant

Sunday, 23 January 2022

(25°C, 2mm of Rain)

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

Makhomsava, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Central Road junction with Lost track.

A breeding herd of 6 buffaloes resting in Tamboti crossing.

Ndzutini, the female leopard, feeding on a baby impala kill close to 16th crossing.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Marula Bult North.

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