Big 5 safari sightings for 29 Dec until 4 Jan 2014

Sunday 29 December 2013

  • 1 Female leopard at Olifants/Baksteen rd
  • 1 Elephant bull at Mangawana rd
  • 1 Black rhino bull

Monday 30 December 2013

    • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) in a tree with a kudu kill
    • 1 White rhino bull
    • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Pondoro main rd
    • 3 Elephant bulls at Dhulamithi rd
    • 2 Elephant bulls at Maroela rd

Chavaluthu resting next to his kudu kill
Chavaluthu resting next to his kudu kill

 

Tuesday 31 December 2013

  • A male leopard called Watsakile at the kudu cow kill. He chased Chavaluthu away during the night.
  • Leopard called Cahavaluthu lying on a termite mound on Xidulu rd
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Pondoro main/Xipaltsi rd
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants at Jiga-Jiga rd
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at the 8/9 cutline
Chavaluthu resting on termite mound after being chased away by Watsakile
Chavaluthu resting on termite mound after being chased away by Watsakile
Watsakile after claiming the kudu kill
Watsakile after claiming the kudu kill

Wednesday 1 January 2014

  • 1 Elephant bull drinking in drainage line at Cheetah plains
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Pondoro main/Xipalatsi rd
  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Nyala pan
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) at Nkombe north
  • A big herd of buffaloes at Venture camp dam
  • 1 Lioness at Olifants/Nonwane rd
  • A big elephant bull ( Shoshangaan ) in musth and 2 younger bulls at Rome 4/Olifants
Buffalo at Venture camp dam
Buffalo at Venture camp dam
Buffaloes at Pondoro Game Lodge
Buffaloes at Pondoro Game Lodge
Buffaloes at Venture camp dam
Buffaloes at Venture camp dam

Thursday 2 January 2014

  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Huppel weg
  • A breeding herd of 30 elephants at Ntomana rd
  • 2 Male lions at Tranken weg
  • 5 Lionesses and 8 cubs at 8/9 cutline
  • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) at Xidulu rd
  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Justin’s rd
  • Olifants west pride feeding on an impala at Viva boma
  • 2 Male lions drinking at Deadend dam
  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants at Tranken weg
  • A white rhino bull
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Ikanka rd
Male lion at Deadend dam
Male lion at Deadend dam

Friday 3 January 2014

  • 3 Lionesses and 3 cubs lying on dam wall at Deadend dam
  • 1 Elephant bull drinking at Dhulamithi rd
  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Rul’s rd
  • 1 Lioness and 5 cubs at Xinzele rd
  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants at Main camp
Lioness at Deadend dam
Lioness at Deadend dam

Saturday 4 January 2014

  • 1 Lioness at Dhulamithi rd
  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants at Leoparden rd
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants at Huppel weg
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • 2 Elephant bulls at Mfundla rd
  • 2 Elephant bulls at East/west cutline
  • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) drinking water at Rhino rock rd
Chavaluthu drinking during Pondoro safari
Chavaluthu drinking during Pondoro safari

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