Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 April 2022

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Tiyani, the female leopard

 

The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tiyani, the female leopard, stealing a kill from Makhomsava, the female leopard.

 

Monday, 18 April 2022

(21°C, 20mm of Rain)

Tiyani, the female leopard, and one of her cubs resting at Simbambili Helipad.

One buffalo bull feeding on Xinsele road.

A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Robsons boundary.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, in a tree with an impala kill on rhino ring central.

 

Tuesday, 19 April 2022

(24°C, 5mm of Rain)

The Talamati pride of lions with 5 cubs feeding on a giraffe carcass on cruse camp cutline.

A pack of about 10 African wild dogs resting on Londoz boundary, east of leopard drift.

Tiyani, the female leopard, and one of her cubs stole Makhomsava, the female leopards kill on Rhino Ring Central.

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking water at Rampan pan.

 

Lion Cub

Wednesday, 20 April 2022

(24°C, 4mm of Rain)

One lioness resting on Londoz boundary.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, resting on Central road.

Xidulu, the female leopard, resting north of Wetpatch.

Three buffalo bulls resting on the fire break close to EP Driveway.

 

Thursday, 21 April 2022

(25°C)

A pack of nine African wild dogs made an impala kill on Magic Willy road.

A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Londoz boundary.

One male lion and one female lioness resting on Spike Thorn road.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, resting on Safari/ Shirley’s cutline.

 

Friday, 22 April 2022

(28°C)

Four buffalo bulls feeding on the fire break next to Morningside.

A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area.

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

 

Saturday, 23 April 2022

(31°C)

Tavangumi, the male leopard, resting at Jacana dam.

A pack of eleven African wild dogs hunting on Galago shortcut.

A breeding herd of about two hundred Cape buffalo feeding at Tamboti dam.

The Torchwood pride of lions resting on Gowrie/ Buffelshoek cutline.

 

Saddle bill Stork

Sunday, 24 April 2022

(32°C)

Three Nkuhuma female lionesses with 7 cubs resting on MMM-south.

Makhomsava, the female leopard, scent marking on Seepline west.

Two buffalo bulls resting at the quarry dam on EP driveway.

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 March 2022

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 March 2022

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