Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 January 2022

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Ndzutini, the female leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Ndzutini, the female leopard, back on Elephant Plains property after about 2 months.

 

Monday, 3 January 2022

(39°C)

A pack of fourteen wild dogs resting on Londolozi boundary.

Four Nkuhuma sub-adult male lions resting at Buff Pan.

Xinzele the female leopard resting on The Rocks.

Three Nkuhuma sub-adult lions feeding on a giraffe carcass at Grizzly Bear Crossing.

 

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

(34°C)

Xidulu the female leopard resting in a tree at Arathusa airstrip.

Eight Nkuhuma sub-adult lions feeding on a giraffe carcass at Grizzly Bear Crossing.

A pack of fourteen African wild dogs resting on Zebra Drive.

Nsele the female leopard resting in a tree on MMM North.

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

 

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

(32°C)

Tiyani the female leopard’s cubs resting at Shirley’s Crossing.

A pack of eleven African wild dogs resting at Kraaines pan.

Nkuhuma pride of lions getting chased by two white rhinos’ on Grasscut.

Tiyani the female leopard resting on a termite mound at Wetpatch.

 

 

Thursday, 6 January 2022

(27°C, 70mm of Rain)

  A pack of eleven African wild dogs resting at Serengeti Open.

Two Avoca male lions resting at Buff Pan.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP Delivery Road.

One buffalo bull resting in Rhino Pan.

Xidulu the female leopard in a tree feeding.

 

Friday, 7 January 2022

(28°C)

One Avoca male lion resting on the southern side of Arathusa airstrip

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central.

One Buffalo bull resting in Gaby’s causeway.

 

Saturday, 8 January 2022

(27°C)

Flat Rock the male leopard scent marking around Big Dam.

One elephant bull feeding on Rhulani Road.

Tiyani the female leopard stalking impala on Wetpatch Road.

 

Sunday, 9 January 2022

(27°C)

Ndzuntini the female leopard resting in a tree at Marula Bult Four-way Junction.

One Elephant bull feeding on Shortcut Wetpatch.

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

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