Sightings 17 June – 23 June, 2012

Sunday 17  June 2012

  • 1 Black rhino cow
  • Saw a male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) lying next to an impala kill
Black rhino on safari

Monday 18 June 2012

  • Male leopard feeding on impala kill
  • 1 White rhino bull
  • 2 Black rhino cows browsing
  • A herd of about 100 buffaloes at the east/west cutline
  • 3 Elephant bulls feeding close to Bateleur camp

Tuesday 19 June 2012

  • Olifants west pride ( 6 females and 2 cubs ) feeding on a wildebeest kill
  • The male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) still lying next to the impala kill
  • A herd of about 100 buffaloes grazing next to Justin’s road
  • 1 Black rhino cow
Chavaluthu lying close to his kill

 

Chavaluthu grooming himself

Wednesday 20 June 2012

  • A herd of about 200 buffaloes close to Rian’s road
  • A black rhino cow taking a dust bath

Thursday 21 June 2012

  • A black rhino cow browsing
  • 2 Elephant bulls slowly feeding towards the Olifants river
  • 3 Male lions roaring and drinking water next to the vehicle at Tora dam
Inquisitive black rhino

 

Young male lion lying next to the vehicle

Friday 22 June 2012

  • Saw a male leopard stalking a small herd of kudus
  • 1 Black rhino cow
  • 3 White rhino bulls feeding next to the vehicle
  • Saw the Olifants west pride ( Big Boy and 6 females including 2 cubs ) playing with 3 rhino bulls
  • 1 White rhino at Craig’s road
Leopard spotting some kudus

 

Lions cub stalking a rhino

 

Lioness eyeing the white rhino

 

Lions cubs close to rhinos

 

Big Boy battle scarred!

Saturday 23 June 2012

  • A herd of about 200 buffaloes close to Van Wyk
  • Saw the male leopard, Chavaluthu, hunting warthogs
  • 2 Young male lions and Big Boy lying next to the vehicle
  • One black rhino cow

 

 

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