SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4-10 AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 4 to 10 August ’19

 

Sunday 4 August 2019

 

  • 3 White Rhino static on York/Hens Cutline
  • 40+ Elephants feeding around Steven’s Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static on Mahlolwa Loop
  • 2 White Rhino heading North away from Nkanyi on Mahlolwa Loop
  • 3 Male Lions with 7 lionesses and 16 cubs feeding on a buffalo near 1/2 Cutline
  • 70+ Buffalo static E/W Cutline junction with Mohlabetsi Cutline
  • 25+ Elephants feeding near Mangwa Road
  • 2 Hyena Pups resting at their den on Rome 4
  • 1 Wild Dog fighting with 1 Hyena over an Impala carcass, leopard came in and stole a little piece, just South of Butabesi Dam

 

Monday 5 August 2019

 

  • 20+ Elephants static on Pondoro Main
  • 1 Female Leopard static at Botabesi Dam
  • 7 Wild Dogs with 8 pups resting around their den on Big Bend
  • 15+ Elephants feeding around Warren’s road
  • 30+ Buffalo sleeping on Shigewenga Road
  • 30+ Elephants static on Hopel Weg
  • 4 White Rhino sleeping West of Hopel Weg
  • 40+ Elephants heading South from Waterkant
  • 1 Spotted Hyena static at Koert Bushcamp Waterhole

 

Tuesday 6 August 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion heading East from Billy’s Lodge
  • 4 White Rhino static East of Andries Se Pad
  • 6 White Rhinos drinking at Venture Camp Dam
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near Hamilton’s North

 

Wednesday 7 August 2019 

 

  • 30 Elephants drinking at Xikulu Dam
  • 5 Wild Dogs feeding on Gray Duiker on Big Bend
  • 40+ Elephants static on Rhino Walk
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) static on Top Road
  • 1 Black Rhino static on Mohlabesti/Impalabos Cutline
  • 4 White Rhino static on Tranken Weg

 

Thursday 8 August 2019

 

  • 12 Elephants feeding around Craig’s Road
  • 1 Lioness hunting around Singwe Main road
  • 70+ Elephants static around Rhulan’s Road
  • 25+ Elephants drinking at Ngala Dam
  • 50+ Buffalo drinking at Gunter’s Resevior
  • 50+ Elephants Monzo Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena static on 4/5 Cutline

 

Friday 9 August 2019

 

  • 6 Lionesses with 12 cubs sleeping East of Shindzele Road
  • 1 Young male Leopard (Matimba) heading East from Van Wyk
  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) static on Hens Cutline with Wild Dogs nearby
  • 3 Hyena static on Top Road

 

Saturday 10 August 2019

 

  • 1 Black Rhino static on Mamba Road
  • 2 Male Lions sleeping close to Groeneboom Road
  • 1 Male Lion with 18 Lionesses/Cubs sleeping just North of Pride Rock
  • 1 Male Leopard with 1 female Leopard (Thuli) heading West from Deadend Dam
  • 50+ Elephants feeding around E/W Cutline
  • 1 White Rhino static near Main Road

 

This was another fantastic week of sightings, ranging from incredible variety in a single sighting to massive herds of elephants moving across the landscape.

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