Big 5 Sightings 28 February – 6 March 2022

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Elephants feeding

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching a breeding herd of elephants enjoying the last few Marula fruits around.

 

Monday, 28 February 2022

(30°C)

Ndzutini, the female leopard, scent marking along Sawmill Road.

One elephant bull feeding on the Northern side of EP Airstrip.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting at Big Dam.

The Torchwood pride of lions resting on the Buffelshoek Cutline.

Xinzele, the female leopard, resting in a Marula tree on Milkberry Road.

Two buffalo bulls resting in EP Manyeleti Crossing.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting at Old Borehole Crossing.

The Talamati pride of lions drinking water at Boundary Pan.

 

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

(30°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Sawmill Road.

Three buffalo bulls resting in Pungwe Pans.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking along Mehluane Road.

The Talamati pride of lions resting on Philimon Cutline.

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

A pack of 11 African Wild dogs resting at Philimon’s Dip.

African Wild dog

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

(28°C)

A few members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Big Dam.

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

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, resting close to Knobthorn Pan.

The Talamati pride of lions resting just of EP Airstrip.

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

 

Thursday, 3 March 2022

(31°C)

A pack of 11 African Wild dogs feeding on an impala kill close to Sussens Dam.

A few members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Safari Airstrip.

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

A small breeding herd of 6 buffaloes resting in the wallows on Rhino Ring South.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting close to Boerbean Pan.

 

Friday, 4 March 2022

(30°C)

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

Four members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting close to Xigodi Pan.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Wetpatch Open area.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting close to Buffskull Crossing.

Two buffalo bulls drinking water at Gaby’s Pan.

 

Saturday, 5 March 2022

(30°C)

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs feeding on an impala kill on Old EP Driveway.

Four buffalo bulls resting on the firebreak close to Morningside Camp.

Four members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Boundary Pan.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult North.

Giant Plated Lizard

Sunday, 6 March 2022

(31°C)

 Makhomsava, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill close to Big Dam.

A breeding herd of 8 elephants feeding on EP Open area.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs drinking water at Rampan Pan.

Five buffalo bulls resting in the wallows on the Island.

The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Horseshoe East.

Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Horseshoe East.

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