Big 5 sightings 25 until 31 August 2013

Sunday 25 August 2013

  • 6 Lions feeding on a giraffe kill close to Huppel weg ( Mohlabetsi pride )
  • 1 Male cheetah at Nyala dam
  • 1 White rhino bull at Nonwane bushcamp
  • A herd of 250 buffaloes grazing close to Pride Rock
  • A breeding herd of 50 elephants drinking at Nyoka dam

Monday 26 August 2013

  • 1 Black rhino cow at Xinzele rd
  • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) feeding on a warthog kill
  • 2 Male lions having territorial dispute close to the Southern boundary
  • 1 Elephant bull feeding next to Craig’s rd
  • A herd of 250 buffaloes drinking at Venture camp dam
  • 6 Lionesses resting close to Xipalatsi rd
  • 2 White rhino bulls feeding next to Kudu weg
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes feeding at Kahle stelle rd
Cheetah with his impala kill at Pondoro Game Lodge
Cheetah with his impala kill at Pondoro Game Lodge

Tuesday 27 August 2013

  • 1 Male cheetah resting next to Mountain view
  • A breeding herd of 50 elephants close to Dog drive
  • A male leopard resting next to his warthog kill ( Chavaluthu )
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes grazing next to Impalaweg 2
  • 2 Male lions and 6 lionesses resting close to Derde weg
  • 1 Black rhino bull drinking ( Zulu )
  • 4 Elephant bulls drinking at Coert’s bushcamp
  • 1 Lioness walking along Grune baum rd
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes close to Tony’s dam
  • 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs at the Nonwane/Barnard cutline

Wednesday 28 August 2013

  • 5 Elephant bulls feeding close to Reguit pad
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants at Tranken weg
  • 2 Male cheetahs walking along Olifants rd

Thursday 29 August 2013

  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding next to Tambotie dam
  • 1 Lion and 1 lioness resting at Main rd west
  • 1 Male lion at Venture camp dam
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants close to Huppel weg
  • A small breeding herd of elephants swimming at Ngala dam
Elephants swimming at Ngala dam
Elephants swimming at Ngala dam

Friday 30 August 2013

  • A herd of 150 buffaloes close to Derde weg
  • A breeding herd of 15 elephants at Machimba rd
  • 2 Male cheetahs hunting waterbuck close to Impala dam
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes feeding close to Pride Rock

Saturday 31 August 2013

  • 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) resting next to Derde weg
  • A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding close to Eskom giraffe
  • A male leopard resting close to Impala weg 5
Chavaluthu lying on a termite mound
Chavaluthu lying on a termite mound
Leopard late afternoon at Pondoro Safari Lodge
Leopard late afternoon at Pondoro Safari Lodge
Leopard hunting in the tall grass
Leopard hunting in the tall grass

 

 

 

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