Safari sightings 15-21 Jan ’17

Safari sightings at Pondoro

Safari sightings for the week 15 – 21 January 2017

Sunday 15 January 2017

  • A herd of 50 buffaloes at Pondoro Main rd
  • A herd of 40 elephants swimming at Xikulu dam
  • A black rhino cow and calf
  • 1 Male cheetah east of Boetebessie dam
  • 1 Female leopard at Rhino walk (Mohlabetsi female)
  • 2 Black rhino cow and calf
  • 8 Lions (Kudyela’s pride) at Duke’s clearing
  • A herd of 50 buffaloes at Manzi Bomvu
  • 4 Male lions at Greenfire boundary

Big 5 Safari show: Male lions greeting 

Monday 16 January 2017

  • 1 Female leopard (Faka Ntchovela) at Khoza loop
  • A herd of 20 elephants swimming at Xikulu dam
  • 3 Lions (Impalabos pride) at Hearne/Mohlabetsi boundary
  • 3 Male lions at a buffalo kill at Manzi Bomvu
  • 1 Male cheetah east of Duke’s clearing
  • 3 Lions
  • 1 Elephant bull at East/west cutline
  • A herd of 30 elephants swimming at Boetebessie dam
  • 15 Hyenas at Winston’s rd

Big 5 Safari show: Elephants swimming

Tuesday 17 January 2017

  • 1 Elephant bull at Venture camp dam
  • 3 White rhinos
  • 2 Lionesses close to Pondoro camp (River pride)

Wednesday 18 January 2017

  • A herd of 70 elephants at Eskom Giraffe
  • A white rhino bull, cow and calf
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Leeuspruit rd
  • 1 Lioness close to Deadend dam
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Huppel weg
  • A herd of 20 elephants close to Mohlabetsi dam
  • 1 Elephant bull at Jiga-Jiga rd

Thursday 19 January 2017

  • 1 Lioness at Koos’s pan
  • 1 Elephant bull close to Pondoro camp
  • A black rhino cow and calf
  • A lioness at Kambaku dam
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Zebra weg
  • 1 Hyena at Pondoro camp
  • 4 Buffaloes at Pondoro camp

Friday 20 January 2017

  • A herd of 30 elephants at Huppel weg
  • 2 Buffalo bulls lying in water at Deadend dam
  • A herd of 30 elephants at Waterkant rd
  • 2 Lionesses of Kudyela’s pride at Chapel south
  • 2 Male lions of Mohlabetsi coalition chasing a male of River pride close to Nyari dam

Saturday 21 January 2017

  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Two tracks
  • 5 Lions of Impala pos pride at Eskom Giraffe
  • 40 Elephants at Eskom Giraffe
  • 2 White rhinos
  • 5 Lions at Xibambu rd (Impalabos pride)

This was the Big 5 safari sightings and other interesting safari sightings for the week ending 21 January 2017.

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