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Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 May 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma lion pride hunting and killing a buffalo bull. Monday, 15 May 2017 (30ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, hunting impala on Safari driveway A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP open area   Tuesday, 16 May 2017 (28ºC) Three Birmingham male lions resting on...

Big 5 Sightings 01 – 07 May 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see three of the Birmingham male lions resting on White Cloth open area Monday, 1 May 2017 (26ºC, 5mm rain) One elephant bull feeding on MMM North. A Breeding herd of about forty elephants around Manyeleti crossing. Ingrid dam, the young female leopard resting in a tree on Grasscut Road. Two Birmingham male lions, five Nkhuhuma females and six cubs resting on Rhulani...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 April 2017

The highlight of the week was to see 13 wild dogs hunting and killing a baby kudu at Rampan. Monday, 24 April 2017 (27ºC) A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Rhulani Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Madash road One elephant bull feeding on Gowrie Main Hosana, the young male leopard, resting on Little Gowrie driveway Thandi, the female leopard, stalking a group of nyalas...

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 April 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pack of 14 wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on EP open area Monday, 17 April 2017 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from Shirley’s Crossing One Birmingham male lion and two lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride, still feeding on the juvenile zebra kill on MMM South A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Lowveld Link Another breeding herd of about...

Big 5 Sightings 10 to 16 April 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Styx pride with four new cubs, playing in the Mholewati dry river bed . Monday, 10 April 2017 (31ºC) Seven hyenas feeding on a dead elephant on Our Southern Boundary. Thandi the female leopard and her son Thamba, feeding on a juvenile kudu kill east of Chitwa driveway One Styx lioness with four cubs resting in the Mholewati dry river bed Two Styx lionesses, two cubs...

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