Big Five Sightings 30 October – 5 November

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Monday, 30 October 2023

(17°C 1 mm rain)

  • Tortoise Pan, the male leopard and Langa, the female mobile north from Safari Donga North.
  • Xinzele, the female leopard and her older female cub with an impala ram kill that was stolen by spotted hyenas on Rhino Ring South.
  • Two lionesses belonging to the Torchwood pride we stationary on Squirrels View Road.
  • A breeding herd of approximately thirty African elephants were mobile north across the Manyaleti Boundary from Jordans Dam.

Tuesday, 31 October 2023

(15°C  38 mm rain)

  • the Nkuhuma pride of lions consisting of seven lions went mobile south from Elephant Palins Airstrip.
  • Breeding herd of twelve African elephant’s mobile west from the Othawa Boundary.

Wednesday, 1 November 2023

(24°C)

  • Xidulu, the female leopard mobile east from Marula Bult Central.
  • The Torchwood pride of lions consisting of two lioness and two sub adult males were stationary on Hyena East.
  • The Torchwood pride consisting of five lioness and the Kruger, male lion was feeding on a Cape buffalo kill at Secret Clearing.
  • Tortoise Pan, the male leopard stole a bushbuck kill from Tiyani, the female leopard south of Kimbeon’s Crossing.
  • One African elephant bull stationary feeding on Squirrels View.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 2 November 2023

(28°C)

  • The Nkhuma pride of lions consisting of nine individuals and the two Black Dam, male lion stationary on Guarri Central.
  • Tiyani, the female leopard mobile north towards Marula Bult Four Way junction north.

Friday, 3 November 2023

(27°C)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard and one cub stationary in the Manyaleti river south of Kimbeon’s crossing.
  • The Nkhuma pride of lions consisting of nine individuals and the two Black Dam, male lion mobile north from Second Windmill.
  • Xidulu, the female leopard and her male cub stationary feeding on a steenbok kill west of Pommie’s Pan.
  • Makhomsava, the female leopard mobile west from Mfezi open.
  • Tortoise pan, the male leopard and Langa, the female leopard mating east of Mehluane.

Saturday, 4 November 2023

(30°C)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard hunting on the Island.
  • A breeding herd of eleven African elephants’ mobile north from Serengeti crossing.
  • Tortoise pan, the male leopard and Langa, the female leopard mating west of Impala Road junction Vuyatela access.
  • The Talamati breakaway pride of lions consisting of one lioness and five sub adults with the Imabli male mobile west from Gaby’s open area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, 5 November 2023

(31°C)

  • A breeding herd of approximately three hundred Cape buffalo feeding in a northern direction from Zoe’s Road.
  • An unidentified pack of sixteen African wild dogs stationary on the Manyaleti firebreak east of Jordaan’s Dam.

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