Sightings 10 June – 16 June, 2012

Sunday 10 June 2012

  • 1 Female black rhino

Monday 11 June 2012

  • A group of about 10 buffalo bull resting close to Nyoka dam
  • 4 Lionesses were seen close to Pride rock hunting impala unsuccessfully
  • A herd of about 200 buffaloes were seen drinking at Tony’s dam
  • 1 Male black rhino charging at the vehicle
  • 3 Male white rhinos feeding

Tuesday 12 June 2012

  • A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) were seen at main road east marking his territory
  • 4 lionesses were seen at the Hearne/York cutline feeding on the remains of a zebra killed the night before
  • 2 Female black rhinos feeding
  • 5 Buffalo bulls close to Pride rock
  • A young male leopard ( Juma madoda ) stalking and catching a guinea fowl
  • 3 Male white rhinos
Chavaluthu grooming himself

 

Lioness pulling on the zebra carcass

 

Juma madoda walking past the vehicle

Wednesday 13 June 2012

  • A herd of about 250 buffaloes feeding close to Matangi road
  • A young female leopard ( unidentified ) close to Monte road
  • 2 Female black rhinos browsing
  • 1 Male black rhino

Thursday 14 June 2012

  • 3 White rhinos grazing next to the vehicle
  • 2 Buffalo bulls on the Olifants road close to Gunter’s kaya
  • 2 Buffalo bulls close to Gunter’s new road
  • 1 Young male leopard ( Juma ) walking along Gunter’s new road

Friday 15 June 2012

  • Olifants west pride ( 6 lionesses and 2 cubs ) walking along the Hearne/York cutline
  • A big herd of about 250 buffaloes feeding along the York/Barnard cutline
  • 2 Leopards ( Rulani and his sister ) feeding on an impala kill close to Kumba road
  • 3 Elephant bulls feeding in front of Pondoro camp

Saturday 16 June 2012

  • 2 Leopards on the 8/9 cutline close to the impala kill
  • 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) walking along Pondoro Main road
  • Saw Chavaluthu again on the afternoon drive stalking and catching a guinea fowl
  • Saw a breeding herd of elephants close to River lodge
  • 1 White rhino bull

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