Safari sightings 22 – 28 Jan ’17

Safari sightings at Pondoro

Big 5 safari sightings for the week 22 until 28 January 2017

Sunday 22 January 2017

  • 5 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness at Chavaluthu rd
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A herd of 30 elephants at Boetebessie dam
  • 6 Elephant bulls at Mohlabetsi/Hearne cutline
  • 1 Male leopard close to Shortcut (unknown)

Monday 23 January 2017

  • 4 Buffalo bulls at River lodge main
  • 5 Lions (Kudyela pride and 1 Singwe male) at Duke’s clearing
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • 2 Male lions and 1 lioness at Toni’s dam
  • 1 Male cheetah at Duke’s clearing
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A herd of 30 elephants at Mohlabetsi/Hearne boundary
  • 1 Buffalo bull lying the water at Boetebessie dam

Tuesday 24 January 2017

  • 1 Elephant bull at Nonwane
  • A herd of 50 elephants at Ngwenya dam swimming
  • 9 Lions of Kudyela’s pride at Riverine crossing
  • 5 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness at Toni’s dam
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Drei Tranken weg
  • 2 White rhino bulls
  • A lion pride at Impala dam
  • 1 Black rhino bull
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Hongonyi rd

Wednesday 25 January 2017

  • 1 Singwe male lion and 7 lions of Kudyela pride close to Ngwenya dam
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Xiingmanwana rd
  • 9 Lions at Xigamba dam
  • 1 Black rhino cow

Thursday 26 January 2017

  • 8 Lions of Kudyela pride feeding on a wildebeest kill at Siyabona main
  • A herd of 30 elephants at Makoti rd
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Baksteen weg
  • 2 Male lions and 1 lioness at Xigamba dam
  • 1 Male cheetah at Bushbusck dam
  • 10 Hyenas at Winston’s rd

Friday 27 January 2017

  • A herd of 20 elephants at Top rd
  • 1 Female leopard
  • 4 Male lions at York/Hearne boundary
  • 1 Male cheetah at York/Hearne boundary
  • 8 Lions at Mountain View
  • 1 Male cheetah close to Tshukudu boundary
Safari sightings at Pondoro

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro

 

Saturday 28 January 2017

  • 1 Mohlabetsi male lion west of Nyari dam
  • 2 Lionesses and 4 cubs west of Xindzele rd (River pride)
  • A herd of 20 elephants drinking at Ngwenya dam
  • River lion pride killing 2 impalas next to vehicle at Jenny’s loop
  • 1 Male cheetah feeding on an impala kill at Hearne/Mohlabetsi boundary
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Huppel weg
Safari sightings at Pondoro

 

All the beautiful photos courtesy of Pondoro guest Sharon Chell

This was the Big 5 safari sightings and other interesting safari sightings for the week ending 28 January 2017.

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