Big 5 Sightings 9-15 May 2022

Big 5 Sightings 9-15 May 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tiyani, the female leopard, and her cub feeding on an impala kill on Bush Camp West.   Monday, 9 May 2022 (26°C, 2mm of Rain) The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting on Shirley’s Open area....

Big 5 Sightings 2-8 May 2022

Big 5 Sightings 2-8 May 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Talamati breakaway pride of lions feeding on a kudu bull.   Monday, 2 May 2022 (26°C) Xinzele, the female leopard, scent marking along Saseka Road. A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ekiso...

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 April 2022

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 April 2022

  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...

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 April 2022

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 April 2022

  The Highlight of the week was seeing a pack of African Wild dogs making an Impala kill on Pump track.   Monday, 11 April 2022 (30°C) The Talamati pride of lions resting on EP driveway at the quarry. A pack of African Wild dogs made an impala kill on pump...

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 March 2022

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 March 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was finding Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, drinking water at Serengeti Pan and when finished posed for some great photos.   Monday, 7 March 2022 (30°C) Makhomsava, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill close to Big...

Big 5 Sightings 28 February – 6 March 2022

Big 5 Sightings 28 February – 6 March 2022

  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...

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 February 2022

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 February 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tiyani, the female leopard and her 2 cubs feeding on an impala and nyala carcass in the same tree..   Monday, 21 February 2022 (30°C) A pack of eleven African Wild Dogs drinking water at Kraaines pan. The Nkuhuma...

Big 5 Sightings 14 – 20 February 2022

Big 5 Sightings 14 – 20 February 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing a pack of African Wild dogs making an impala kill just to be stolen away by a clan of Hyena’s.   Monday, 14 February 2022 (30°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Arathusa airstrip. Tiyani, the female leopard,...

Big 5 Sightings 17 – 23 January 2022

Big 5 Sightings 17 – 23 January 2022

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...

Big 5 Sightings 10 – 17 January 2022

Big 5 Sightings 10 – 17 January 2022

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Xitsalala male leopard in the area for the first time.   Monday, 10 January 2022 (29°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs feeding on a White stork kill on EP Open area. A breeding herd of about twenty...

Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 January 2022

Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 January 2022

  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...

Big 5 Sightings 8 – 14 November 2021

Big 5 Sightings 8 – 14 November 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Xinzele, the female leopard, at Big Dam.   Monday, 8 November 2021 (30°C) Xidulu, the female Leopard, feeding on a young Kudu calf on Parallel North. The Nkuhuma pride...

Big 5 Sightings 1-7 November 2021

Big 5 Sightings 1-7 November 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Makhomsava, the female leopard, resting on a termite mound after feeding on a Scrub hare kill.   Monday, 1 November 2021 (37°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs resting in EP floodplains. A breeding...

Big 5 Sightings 12-18 July 2021

Big 5 Sightings 12-18 July 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tiyani’s 2 cubs playing around in the thick brush keeping out of sight of any danger.   Monday, 12 July 2021 (26°C) Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, feeding on a duiker kill on Mamba Road. One Avoca male lion...

Big 5 Sightings 28 June – 4 July 2021

Big 5 Sightings 28 June – 4 July 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with a breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes feeding on Mamba Road.   Monday, 28 June 2021 (30°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs resting at the den site on Mabuza Road. A pack of...

Big 5 Sightings 21-27 June 2021

Big 5 Sightings 21-27 June 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with Tiyani, the female leopard, and her 2 cubs at their den site.   Monday, 21 June 2021 (24°C) Moya, the female leopard, scent marking along Mkombe Road. One elephant bull feeding on Ellie Carcass...

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 June 2021

Big 5 Sightings 7-13 June 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an impala kill that they stole from Ndzutini, the female leopard.   Monday, 7 June 2021 (20°C) A pack of about fourteen African Wild dogs hunting...

Big 5 Sightings 31 May – 6 June 2021

Big 5 Sightings 31 May – 6 June 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with Tiyani, the female leopard, whilst feeding on an impala kill on Rhino Ring East.   Monday, 31 May 2021 (22°C) One Avoca male lion resting on Zebra Drive. Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an...

Big 5 Sightings 24-30 May 2021

Big 5 Sightings 24-30 May 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Ximungwe lioness and her cub stealing an impala kill from Tiyani, the female leopard, on Guarrie Central.   Monday, 24 May 2021 (26°C) Xidulu, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Zebra Drive. Two...

Big 5 Sightings 17-23 May 2021

Big 5 Sightings 17-23 May 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Hosana, the male leopard, and 1 Avoca male lion feeding on an elephant carcass on EP Grasscut Road.   Monday, 17 May 2021 (25°C) Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on Seepline East. A pack of twelve African...

Big 5 Sightings 10-16 May 2021

Big 5 Sightings 10-16 May 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Makomsava, the female leopard, mating on Ngala open area.   Monday, 10 May 2021 (27°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking along East Bank Manyeleti Road. A breeding...

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