SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13-19 OCTOBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 to 19 October ’19

 

Sunday 13 October 2019

 

  • 21 Lions sleeping near Giraffe Road
  • 1 Black Rhino feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 4 Hyena sleeping in and around Van Wyk Tranke
  • 30+ Elephants feeding around Deliveries Road
  • 3 Male Lions with 2 Lionesses and 3 cubs sleeping near Deliveries Extension

 

Monday 14 October 2019

 

  • 21 Lions sleeping West of Rome 4 Kaya
  • 4 Adult Wild Dogs with 8 pups playing around Venture Camp Dam
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Gunter’s Reservoir
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping at Boetebessie Dam

 

Tuesday 15 October 2019

 

  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding near Shortcut Road
  • 30+ Elephants East of Shindzele Road
  • 7 Wild Dogs fighting with Hyena near Van Wyk Tranke
  • 10+ Elephants feeding around Manana Road
  • 3 Black Rhino feeding near Rhulani’s Road
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton) sleeping near Mamba Road
  • 20+ Elephants static near Koppie Road
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 13 Wild Dogs heading East from Rhulani’s Road
  • 1 White Rhino male drinking at Van Wyk

 

Wednesday 16 October 2019

 

  • 18 Lions static on Rome 4
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) sleeping near Hamilton North
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) heading North from Kudu Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) feeding on Steenbok Kill near Main Road East
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading North from Venture Camp Dam
  • 1 White Rhino heading South from Rome 4
  • 10+ Elephants static around Ngala Dam

 

Thursday 17 October 2019

 

  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Groeneboom
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping on Singwe Plains
  • 1 Male Lion with 2 Females (Singwe Pride) and 3 cubs sleeping East of Kloof Dam
  • 3 Spotted Hyena sleeping in and around Tambotie Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Elephant Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) heading North from Rhulani’s Road

 

Friday 18 October 2019

 

  • 1 Black Rhino heading West from Big Boy Clearing
  • 2 Black Rhino static on Nonwana/Impalabos Cutline
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) sleeping near Boerbean
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Manana Road
  • 3 White Rhino sleeping near Huppel Weg
  • 2 White Rhino feeding around Top Road
  • 3 Spotted Hyena sleeping in and around Tambotie Dam
  • 13 Wild Dogs at Van Wyk Tranke
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) heading South from Deadend Dam
  • 1 Unknown male Leopard heading West from 1/2 Cutline
  • 1 Young male Leopard at Ngala Dam sleeping
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Pondoro Main
  • 4 White Rhino sleeping near Xikulu Dam
  • 3 White Rhino drinking from Bushbuck Dam
  • 2 Spotted Hyena sleeping in Van Wyk Tranke

 

Saturday 19 October 2019

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping near Van Wyk Tranke
  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton) sleeping near Ngala Dam
  • 7 Lionesses with 16 cubs sleeping near Marula Road
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near E/W Cutline
  • 2 White Rhino heading South from Deadend Dam
  • 1 Spotted Hyena sleeping in Van Wyk
  • 80+ Buffalo heading towards Leadwood Pan
  • 1 Female Leopard hunting around Wildebees Weg
  • 1 Female White Rhino feeding near Shidulu Road

 

 

Along with all the incredible Big 5 sightings we’ve enjoyed this week, the concentration of Hyena between Van Wyk Tranke and Tambotie Dam has caused us to believe that there is a new hyena den site in the area!