SAFARI SIGHTINGS 25-31 AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 25 to 31 August ’19

 

Sunday 25 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) static near Bush lodge Main
  • 8 White Rhino static feeding just North of Hamilton North
  • 50+ Buffalo moving South from Olifants Main Road
  • 2 Hyena moving North along Pondoro Main
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhakachovela) heading East from Rhulans Road
  • 2 Lionesses heading East from Pondoro Main with 1 Hyena following them
  • 8 White Rhino, 20+ Elephants and 50+ Buffalo around Van Wyk

 

Monday 26 August 2019

 

  • 2 Lionesses (Impalabos Pride) heading South from Mamba Road
  • 15 Lions (Kujela Pride) static near Roses
  • 2 Black Rhino static near Marula Road
  • 20+ Elephants static East of Delivery Road
  • 7 Elephants feeding on Pondoro Main
  • 1 Female Leopard (Vhakachovela) with her two cubs static sleeping near Mahlolwa Loop
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) feeding on an Impala near Top Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (unknown, skittish) heading East from Pondoro Main

 

Tuesday 27 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) static sleeping on the wall of Venture Camp Dam
  • 10+ Elephants feeding around 4/5 Cutline
  • 1 Male Lion sleepng Wedding Tree
  • 2 Male Lions mating with 1 Lioness near Upper River Road
  • 5 Elephant bulls feeding near Singwe Main

 

Wednesday 28 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion sleeping on Upper River Road
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding on Singwe Plains

 

Thursday 29 August 2019

 

  • 12 Wild Dog pups laying on Big Bend
  • 1 Elephant Bull on Big Bend
  • 50+ Buffalo grazing on York
  • 1 Female Leopard heading West from Jakkalsweg
  • 12 Elephants heading North from Robbie’s Road
  • 20+ Elephants heading West from Dan Rock Main

 

Friday 30 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding nead 3/4 Cutline
  • 3 Lion Cubs sleeping just West of Kloof Dam
  • 1 Elephant Bull on Pondoro Main close to Bateleur Camp
  • 2 Elephants feeding on Marula Extension
  • 1 Female Leopard mating with 1 Male Leopard near Impala Dam
  • 2 White Rhino bulls feeding on EW Cutline
  • 40+ Elephants feeding near Makoti Cutline
  • 2 Spotted Hyena static on Riverine East
  • 2 White Rhino moving East from Luiperdenweg

 

Saturday 31 August 2019

 

  • 2 Lionesses heading South from Robbie’s Dam
  • 2 Black Rhino feeding near Marula Road
  • 4 Buffalo static on Makoti Cutline
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near the Sodic site on Kahlestelleweg
  • 2 Young Male Lions with 2 Lionesses and a single cub sleeping near Rhulani’s Road
  • 1 Young Male Leopard static North of Impalabos House
  • 1 Female Leopard heading North from Van Wyk
  • 40+ Elephants slowly heading West from Hamilton South

 

 

This is a short summary of the highlights during our game drives for the last week of August 2019.