Big 5 sightings 30 September – 6 October, 2012

Sunday 30 September 2012

  • 1 Male lion walking along Rooibos rd
  • A herd of around 300 buffaloes grazing at Xipanga rd

Monday 1 October 2012

  • 2 Male lions resting at Tora dam
  • A herd of around 300 buffaloes at Impala weg 3
  • 1 Elephant bull at Nyala dam
  • 1 Black rhino bull close to the 4/5 cutline
  • 3 Male lions close to Tora rd
  • 1 Elephant bull next to Reguit pad

Tuesday 2 October 2012

  • 5 Male lions walking along River lodge main
  • A herd of about 300 buffaloes close to Pondoro main

Wednesday 3 October 2012

  • 5 Elephant bulls feeding close to 2/3 cutline
  • 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) feeding on the remains of a warthog kill
  • 1 Male leopard ( Watsakile ) dragging a freshly killed warthog
  • 1 Female leopard ( Rulani’s sister ) at Pondoro main
  • 1 Male leopard ( Rulani ) resting along river rd
Chavaluthu moving his kill at Pondoro Safari Lodge

 

Watsakile with his kill on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Night safari at Pondoro Game Lodge

Thursday 4 October 2012

  • A herd of about 300 buffaloes resting next to Olifants rd
  • 1 White rhino bull grazing
  • A herd of about 300 buffaloes at Nyari rd

Friday 5 October 2012

  • 1 White rhino
  • 1 Male leopard ( Watsakile ) in a tree and roaring next the vehicle
Watsakile resting in a Shephard’s tree at Pondoro Safari Lodge

 

Watsakile on safari at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Watsakile posing on a termite mound at Pondoro Game Lodge

Saturday 6 October 2012

  • 1 Lioness lying next to Gunter’s reservoir
  • 1 White rhino feeding next to the vehicle
  • 1 White rhino far in the southern region
  • 1 Black rhino cow scaring the wits out of a guest during his bathroom break
  • The Black and 1 White rhino bull interrupting our sundowner stop

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>