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...

Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 May 2021

Big 5 Sightings 3 – 9 May 2021

    The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with Makomsava the female leopard close to Boerbean open area.   Monday, 3 May 2021 (25°C) The Talamati pride of lions and 1 Avoca male lion resting at Matundaluka Pan. Makomsava, the female...

Big 5 Sightings 26 April – 2 May 2021

Big 5 Sightings 26 April – 2 May 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with a beautiful herd of elephants at sunset.     Monday, 26 April 2021 (28°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, scent marking close to PU Corner. A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Rhino...

Big 5 Sightings 19-25 April 2021

Big 5 Sightings 19-25 April 2021

  The Highlight of the week was spending some time with a female cheetah on Safari Airstrip.   Monday, 19 April 2021 (29°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on Rampan Pan wall. Two buffalo bulls feeding close to One-eye Pan. The 2 Plains Camp male lions...

Big 5 Sightings 12 – 18 April 2021

Big 5 Sightings 12 – 18 April 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, stealing an impala kill from Makomsava, the female leopard, close to Safari Airstrip.   Monday, 12 April2021 (30°C) Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking on the firebreak...

Big 5 Sightings 5 – 11 April 2021

Big 5 Sightings 5 – 11 April 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a buffalo kill just of Zebra Drive.   Monday, 5 April 2021 (30°C) A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes resting at Serengeti Pan. Ndzutini, the female leopard,...

Big 5 Sightings 29 March – 4 April 2021

Big 5 Sightings 29 March – 4 April 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching a pack 24 African Wild dogs hunting some impala on Lucas open area.   Monday, 29 March 2021 (27°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill at 2nd Windmill Pan. Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and...

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 March 2021

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 March 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Xidulu, the female leopard, as well as Makomsava, the female leopard, in one sighting.   Monday, 22 March 2021 (25°C, 8mm of Rain) Ndzutini, the female leopard, resting...

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 March 2021

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 March 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending some time with some gentle Elephant bulls on a misty morning.     Monday, 15 March 2021 (29°C) Xidulu, the female leopard, resting close to Magic Willy open area. A breeding herd of about two hundred buffaloes...

Big 5 Sightings 8 – 14 March 2021

Big 5 Sightings 8 – 14 March 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was seeing the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a blue wildebeest kill on Grasscut Road.   Monday, 8 March 2021 (32°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting North of Boundary Pan. Xidulu, the female leopard, scent marking...

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 February 2021

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 February 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending time with some of our favourite leopards including some new faces to our area.   Monday, 22 February 2021 (36°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on the firebreak close to Simbambili driveway. One unknown...

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 February 2021

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 February 2021

  The Highlight of the week was watching the pack of African wild dogs hunting some impala on Shirley’s open area.   Monday, 15 February 2021 (29°C, 38mm of Rain) One elephant bull feeding on Rhino Pan Road. The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a waterbuck...

Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill in Ngala open area.   Monday, 25 January 2021 (30°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Koala Bear Road. A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Ekiso...

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Ndzutini, the female leopard, and Cara, the female leopard, fighting in Makulu open area.   Monday, 18 January 2021 (30°C) Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rhino Pan. A breeding herd of about thirty...

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Hukumuri, the male leopard, hunting a warthog close to Arathusa airstrip.   Monday, 11 January 2021 (34°C) Hukumuri, the male leopard, scent marking close to Big Dam. Two buffalo bulls resting in Rhino Pan. Two...

Big 5 Sightings 4 – 10 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 4 – 10 January 2021

  The Highlight of the week was seeing the African wild dogs back in action whilst they were hunting some impala.   Monday, 4 January 2021 (31°C) Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in Kimbeon’s Crossing. A breeding herd...

Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching one of the Avoca male lions fighting with a hyena over the remains of an impala kill stolen from Xidulu, the female leopard.   Monday, 28 December 2020 (38°C) Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on EP...

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 December 2020

  The Highlight of the week was receiving over 200mm of Rain. With this rain the bush has exploded with insect and bird activity. Even some Flamingo’s were spotted wading through the dams.   Monday, 21 December 2020 (30°C, 50mm of Rain) One Avoca male lion...

Big 5 Sightings 14-20 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 14-20 December 2020

  The Big 5 highlight of the week was seeing the Nkuhuma pride of lions feasting on a young giraffe kill.   Monday, 14 December 2020 (35°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a young giraffe kill on Rhino Midden Road. A breeding herd of about three...

Big 5 Sightings 07-13 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 07-13 December 2020

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Tiyani, the female leopard.  If all goes well, we might welcome some new cubs early next year.   Monday, 07 December 2020 (32°C) A pack of eighteen African Wild Dogs hunting...

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