Big 5 sightings 11 until 17 August 2013

Sunday 11 August 2013

  • 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs walking along Wambo rd
  • 2 Black rhino cows and 1 bull browsing ( Zulu, Ntombazana and Duchess )
  • 1 Black rhino bull
  • A herd of 50 elephants feeding and drinking at Ngwenya dam
  • 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) and a female ( his sister ) walking along Hamilton’s north
Lion cub on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Lion cub on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Surprise!
Surprise!
Safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Safari at Pondoro Game Lodge

Monday 12 August 2013

  • A pack of 10 African wild dogs feeding on an impala kill at Billy’s lodge
  • 2 Lionesses resting at Hamerkop dam
  • 6 Elephant bulls feeding close to Chapel north
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Maroela rd
  • 1 Black rhino cow drinking ( Ntombazana )
Black rhino drinking
Black rhino drinking

Tuesday 13 August 2013

  • A herd of 150 buffaloes grazing close to Leoparden weg
  • 1 White rhino bull grazing
  • 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) drinking at Van Wyk
  • 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs lying on a rocky outcrop on the 1/2 cutline
  • 1 Buffalo bull close to Van Wyk
  • 1 White rhino

Wednesday 14 August 2013

  • A pack of 14 African wild dogs hunting impala at Cheeky Boy rd
  • 2 Male lions on southern boundary having territorial scuffle
  • 2 Male lions resting at Manzi Bomvu
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants feeding next to Monarch rd
Male lion on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Male lion on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge

Thursday 15 August 2013

  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Riverine west
  • 1 Elephant bull at Luiperds vlei
  • 2 White rhinos ( Kajimas )
  • 3 Elephant bulls at Xigamba dam ( Ezulwini )
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Cub drive
  • 2 Lionesses hunting at Cub drive

Friday 16 August 2013

  • 1 White rhino bull
  • 7 Lionesses hunting next to Gamma rd
Lioness scratching at Pondoro Safari Lodge
Lioness scratching at Pondoro Safari Lodge

Saturday 17 August 2013

  • 1 Male cheetah stalking impalas at Mfundla rd
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants at Mangawana rd Nonwane
  • A breeding herd of 30 elephants at Impalaweg 2
  • Lions hunting and killing a buffalo close to Maroela dam
  • 1 Lioness chased by 2 buffaloes close to Hamerkop dam
Cheetah on safari at Pondoro
Cheetah on safari at Pondoro

 

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