SAFARI SIGHTINGS 20-26 OCTOBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 20 to 26 October ’19

 

Sunday 20 October 2019

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) with both cubs sleeping near Bush Lodge
  • 1 Female White Rhino with tiny calf heading South from Deadend Dam
  • 20+ Elephants static feeding around Uitsig
  • 8 Wild Dog pups with 4 adults drinking  Torva Dam
  • 60+  Buffalo feeding around Middle Road

 

Monday 21 October 2019

 

  • 2 Black Rhino drinking water at Van Wyk Tranke
  • 6 White Rhino feeding around East/West Cutline
  • 1 Male Lion with 4 Lionesses and 7 Cubs sleeping near Nyaleti Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo heading North West from Nyaleti Road
  • 1 Male White Rhino heading West from Danrock
  • 1 Skitting Male Leopard at Ngala Dam
  • 1 White Rhino drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 2 Black Rhino drinking at Van Wyk Tranke with 3 Hyena nearby
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) sleeping at Tambotie Dam
  • 9 White Rhino drinking at Deadend Dam

 

Tuesday 22 October 2019

 

  • 21 Lions sleeping around Leadwood Pan
  • 3 Black Rhino feeding around Tambotie Dam
  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) heading South from Gunter’s Reservoir
  • 12 Wild Dog feeding on an Impala carcass just East of Mohlabetsi Workshop
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) with both of her cubs feeding on an Impala near Monica Road
  • 9 White Rhino feeding near Deadend Dam
  • 4 Spotted Hyena heading North from Gunter’s Reservoir

 

Wednesday 23 October 2019

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) with both of her cubs still feeding on Impala near Monica Road
  • 1 Male Lion with 20 Females/Cubs sleeping near 1/2 Cutline
  • 1 Black Rhino (Zulu) along with about 5 Elephants feeding near 2/3 Cutline
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading North from Tranken Weg
  • 6 White Rhino feeding around Tambotie Dam
  • 2 Black Rhino drinking at Bush Lodge Waterhole
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Mohlabetsi/Impalabos West Cutline

 

Thursday 24 October 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion sleeping just North of High Point
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near Singwe Main
  • 1 Male Lion with 1 Lioness and 3 Cubs playing on the Southern side of Kloof Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard with 1 cub sleeping just East of Xikulu Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around 4/5 Cutline
  • 10+ Elephants feeding South of Thomas Dam
  • 1 Female Black Rhino heading East along Andries Se Pad

 

 

Friday 25 October 2019

 

  • 4 Adult Wild Dogs with 8 Puppies heading North from the old Mhisi Kaya on Kambaku
  • 10+ Elephants drinking from Van Wyk Tranke
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) on her Steenbok kill near Rhulani’s Road
  • 10+ Spotted Hyena sleeping in and around Deadend Dam

 

 

Saturday 26 October 2019

 

  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) heading North from Pondoro Main
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) drinking at Van Wyk Tranke
  • 1 Female Black Rhino heading North from Tranken Weg
  • 1 Female White Rhino with a young calf heading East from E/W Cutline
  • 2 Spotted Hyena heading North from Gunter’s Reservoir
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) hunting around Boetebessie Dam
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 1 Female Black Rhino feeding East of Van Wyk Tranke
  • 5 Adult Wild Dogs with 8 Puppies sleeping near Bush Lodge Waterhole with 6 White Rhino and a Spotted Hyena nearby.

 

 

We are incredibly happy to have this large group of rhino in our area, it is an incredibly rare big five sighting.