Big 5 sightings 15 – 21 December 2013

Sunday 15 December 2013

  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Dog drive
  • 2 White rhino bulls

Monday 16 December 2013

  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Nkombe north
  • A breeding herd of 25 elephants at Misi rd
  • A breeding herd of 30 elephants at Rome1/2 cutline

Tuesday 17 December 2013

  • 3 Lionesses at Ngwenya dam hunting a waterbuck
  • 1 Elephant bull at Xigamba dam
Lions playing during Pondoro safari
Lions playing during Pondoro safari

Wednesday 18 December 2013

  • A herd of 40 buffaloes at the Olifants rd
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • 1 Elephant bull in musth at Ringana dam
  • An elephant bull at Barnard
Big elephant bull at Pondoro safari lodge
Big elephant bull at Pondoro safari lodge
Elephant bull eating next to our safari cruiser
Elephant bull eating next to our safari cruiser

Thursday 19 December 2013

  • A group of 7 elephant bulls at Nonwane
  • 3 Lionesses at Olifants rd
  • 2 Black rhinos ( bull and cow )
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A breeding herd of 30 elephants at Rhino rock rd
  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants at Loop rd
  • A herd of 40 buffaloes at Loop rd

Friday 20 December 2013

  • A male leopard ( Watsakile ) at Kudu weg
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A male leopard lying close to Xikulu dam (Chavaluthu )
  • A black rhino bull and cow
  • 1 female leopard at Bush camp
  • A breeding herd of 50 elephants swimming at Venture camp dam
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Grune baum
  • A breeding herd of 5 elephants at Ngala dam
Enjoying the mud during Pondoro safari
Enjoying the mud during Pondoro safari
Drinking during safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Drinking during safari at Pondoro Game Lodge
Elephants playing at Venture camp dam
Elephants playing at Venture camp dam
Cute elephant baby at Venture camp dam
Cute elephant baby at Venture camp dam
Slippery when wet
Slippery when wet

Saturday 21 December 2013

  • 6 Lionesses of the Mohlabetsi pride and 1 male lion at Dagga boy dam
  • 2 Lionesses of Olifants west pride at Deadend dam
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants at Deadend dam
  • 5 Lionesses hunting a herd of 100 buffaloes at Deadend dam
  • 2 White rhino bulls
Lioness scanning for prey
Lioness scanning for prey

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