Safari sightings 9 – 15 Oct ’16

Safari sightings at Pondoro Game Lodge

Weekly Big 5 safari sightings for the week 9 until 15 October 2016

Sunday 9 October 2016

  • 1 Black rhino bull.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 300 buffaloes at Braai rd.
  • A herd of 7 elephants drinking at Ngala dam.
  • 2 Male leions and a lioness (mating) at Xinzele rd.

Monday 10 October 2016

  • 4 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness (mating) north of Rulani’s dam.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes in front of Pondoro camp.
  • 3 Elephant bulls at Xindzele rd.
  • 1 Pangolin at York/Hearne cutline.

Tuesday 11 October 2016

  • 3 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness east of Coert’s new rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • 1 White rhino bulls.
  • 3 Elephant bulls at York/Hearne cutline.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Olifants river close to Pondoro camp.
  • 1 Python shallowing a jackal at York/Hearne cutline.
  • 3 Lions at Koppie rd (River pride).
  • 3 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness at Coert’s new rd.
  • 5 Lions at Schweine weg feeding on a buffalo kill.
  • 3 Elephant bulls at Luma Nyama rd.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes in front of Pondoro camp.
  • 2 Hyenas lying in the water at Xombana pan.

Wednesday 12 October 2016

  • 4 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness at Ngala dam.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • A herd of 7 elephants at Pondoro Main rd
  • 2 Elephant bulls at Luma Nyama rd.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Kokwana rd.
  • 1 Hyena feeding on buffalo carcass at Shweine weg.
  • 1 Hyena lying in Bushbuck pan.
  • 2 Mohlabetsi males lying at Kumba rd  with a buffalo kill.
  • 1 Female leopard close to Bushcamp with impala kill.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • A herd of 10 elephants east of Ngala dam.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Robbie’s dam.

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Thursday 13 October 2016

  • 6 Mohlabetsi males and 1 lioness at Kumba rd.
  • 1 Big African Rock python at Mangwa clearing.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Big Boy clearing.
  • 1 Leopardess at Bushlodge in tree with impala kill.
  • 1 Black rhino.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Impalabos/Greenfire cutline.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Kumba rd.
  • 3 Elephant bulls drinking at Ngala dam.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Shangana rd.

Friday 14 October 2016

  • 1 Cheetah at Chapel north.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Marula rd.
  • 2 Hyenas at Gavin’s rd.
  • 4 Elephant bulls at Xiingwana rd.
  • 1 Male lion and 1 lioness mating at Mangwa clearing.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 1 Buffalo bull at 8/9 cutline junction Nguluve rd.

Saturday 15 October 2016

  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) and female mating at Xikulu dam.
  • 7 Lions (Kudyela’s pride) at Ringana dam.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes south of Kudu weg.
  • 2 Elephant bulls at Koppie rd.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Bushlodge waterhole.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Makubela rd.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Pondoro camp.
  • 2 Young male lions killing 2 young buffaloes close to Ngala dam (Mohlabetsi males).

This was the big 5 safari sightings and other interesting wildlife safari sightings for the week ending 15 October 2016

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