SAFARI SIGHTINGS 11-17 AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 11 to 17 August ’19

 

Sunday 11 August 2019

 

  • 2 Black Rhino drinking at Shikulu Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard with 2 cubs moving East from Shikulu Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard E/W Cutline
  • 1 Male Lion with 5 Females and 13 cubs resting near Billy’s Lodge
  • 50+ Buffalo drinking at Gunter’s Resevoir
  • 1 Spotted Hyena moving East along Olifants Road
  • 40+ Elephants feeding around Nyari Dam
  • 4 White Rhino Grazing around E/W Cutline
  • 10 Wild Dog puppies playing around their den on Big Bend

 

 

Monday 12 August 2019

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) moving North over Olifants Road
  • 25+ Elephants feeding around Xipalatsi Road
  • 150+ Buffalo grazing near Xipene Road
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) mating with an unknown female near Van Wyk
  • 3 White Rhino drinking at Tambotie Dam
  • 5 White Rhino resting on Mohlabetsi Cutline
  • 50+ Elephants resting around Ngala Dam
  • 7 Wild Dogs at their den site on Big Bend

 

Tuesday 13 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion static on Delivery Road
  • 1 Female Leopard static on Hens/Mohlabetsi Cutline
  • 20+ Elephants grazing on Lodge’s Loop
  • 1 Wild Dog at den site on Big Bend
  • 20+ Elephants grazing around Pondoro Main
  • 1 Black Rhino static on Olifants Road close to junction with Campfire Cutline

 

Wednesday 14 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male White rhino drinking at Ngala Dam
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding around Bateleur Road
  • 5 Lionesses with 13 cubs resting at Ngwenya Dam
  • 1 Wild Dog at den on Big Bend
  • 4 White Rhino resting around Kudu Dam
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) static near Rhulani’s Road
  • 1 Female Leopard sleeping near Luiperden Weg

 

Thursday 15 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion with 4 females and 12 cubs heading Northwest from Craig’s Road
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Xikhumba Road
  • 30+ Elephants feeding on Siyabona Main
  • 3 Male Buffalo feeding near 1/2 Cutline
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) resting near Bruiten Weg
  • 30+ Elephants drinking water at Kudu Dam

 

Friday 16 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion with 4 females and 12 cubs sleeping near Ingwe Walk
  • 25+ Elephants feeding near 1/2 Cutline
  • 150+ Buffalo grazing near Rhino Rock
  • 2 Lionesses with 4 cubs sleeping on Campfire Cutline
  • 5 Lionesses with 16 cubs sleeping on Middle Road
  • 20+ Elephants with 50+ Buffalo drinking/eating near Shikulu Dam

 

Saturday 17 August 2019

 

  • 1 Black Rhino feeding near Braai Road
  • 50+ Buffalo grazing near Riani Main Road
  • 4 Lionesses and 12 cubs sleeping near Tsukudu Cutline
  • 2 White Rhino resting near Pampen Weg
  • 1 Young male Leopard (Matimba) mobile North from Van Wyk
  • 5 Wild Dogs feeding on an Impala near Venture Camp
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Ngala Dam

 

This is the summary of the sightings we had this past week, with the locating of the female Leopard with her two youngsters being a highlight.

 

 

 

 

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