Sightings 24 June – 30 June, 2012

Sunday 24 June 2012

  • 3 Elephant bulls feeding at Oxford/Cambridge 1 cutline
  • 2 Elephant bulls next to Kwahle road
  • 1 Black rhino cow drinking water at a dam
  • 3 Elephant bulls close to Bateleur camp next to the river
  • 3 White rhino bulls
Drinking

Monday 25 June 2012

  • 3 Elephant bulls right in front of Main camp
  • 1 Young male leopard ( Juma ) next to an impala kill close to Hamilton’s south
  • Olifants west pride lying close to Coert’s new road
  • 4 White rhino bulls lying in the road

Tuesday 26 June 2012

  • 1 Black rhino cow
  • 1 Black rhino cow browsing close to a dam
  • 3 Young male lions lying close to Gamma road

Wednesday 27 June 2012

  • 1 Black rhino cow early morning curiously approaching the vehicle
  • 1 Serval next to the Olifants road
  • A herd of about 200 buffaloes close to the Bush camp on Nonwane
Black rhino in early morning light

Thursday 28 June 2012

  • Olifants west pride females and cubs close to Vierte weg
  • 4 Male lions walking next to Xinzele road
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes drinking at Tony’s dam
  • 1 Black rhino cow and 1 bull
  • Saw the 4 male lions of the morning stalking and catching a buffalo, but the herd came back and rescued him. Amazing sighting!
Young black rhino bull

 

Male lion before the buffalo attack later that evening

Friday 29 June 2012

  • A big herd of Buffaloes feeding next to Breite weg
  • Saw the male leopard, Chavaluthu, feeding on a warthog kill
  • A young male lion lying next to Andries’s road
  • A small breeding herd of elephants close to the bush camp at Mohlabetsi

Saturday 30 June 2012

  • Saw the male leopard lying on a termite mound next to his warthog kill
Male leopard close to his kill

 

Leopard at first light

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