Big 5 safari sightings 30 October – 5 November 2016

Sunday 30 October 2016

  • A herd of 50 buffaloes at Xiingwana rd.
  • 9 Lions (Kudyela’s pride) at Pride Rock.
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Bush lodge main.
  • 6 Hyenas at Rodney’s rd.
  • 3 White rhino bulls.
  • 1 Female cheetah at Mohlabetsi dam.
  • 4 Hyenas and 6 cubs at Gavin’s rd.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Tshukudu cutline.

Monday 31 October 2016

  • A herd of 10 elephants at Nealethi rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Makoti rd.
  • A pride of 9 lions (Kudyela’s pride) at a buffalo kill at Pump rd Nonwane.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Ngwenya dam.

Tuesday 1 November 2016

  • A herd of 15 elephants drinking at Ngala dam.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Marambu rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • 1 Black rhino bull.
  • 1 Young leopard at Marambu rd.
  • 2 Elephant bulls at Chapel north.
  • 4 Hyenas and 8 cubs at gavin’s rd den site.

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Wednesday 2 November 2016

  • 9 Lions north of Pride Rock.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Shangana rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at East/west cutline.

Thursday 3 November 2016

  • A herd of 50 buffaloes at Marambu rd.
  • 4 Hyenas and 4 cubs at Gavin’s rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Nonwane cutline.
  • A herd of 10 buffaloes at Nonwane Bushcamp.

Friday 4 November 2016

  • 3 ¬†Lionesses and 1 young male lion (Kudyela’s pride) at a buffalo kill south of Nonwane Bush camp.
  • 1 Black rhino.
  • 2 White rhinos.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Nkhoro rd.
  • 1 Young hyena at gavin’s rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Grune Baum rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • 2 Elephant bulls at Kwarri rd.
  • 12 African wild dogs fighting with a hyena and killing a duiker.

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro lodge

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro lodge

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro lodge

 

Safari sightings at Pondoro lodge

 

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Saturday 5 November 2016

  • 1 Big male ion (Mohlabetsi male) and 2 lionesses at Nonwane.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 2 White rhinos.
  • 4 Hyenas and 6 cubs at Gavin’s rd.
  • A herd of 100 buffaloes at Peter’s Rock.
  • 7 Lions (Kudyela’s pride) at a buffalo kill at Chapel.
  • A herd of 7 elephants at Riverine west.
  • A herd of 50 buffaloes at Xirombirombi rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 2 White rhinos.
  • 12 African wild dogs at Boetebessie dam.

This was the Big 5 safari sightings and other interesting safari sightings for the week ending 5 November 2016.