SAFARI SIGHTINGS 8 – 14 March ’20

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 8 to 14 March 2020

 

Sunday 8 March 2020

 

  • 4 Lions (Singwe Pride) sleeping near Deliveries Road
  • 19 Lions (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Rome 4 Waterhole
  • 10+ Elephants drinking from Kudu Dam
  • 70+ Elephants feeding near Venture Camp Road
  • 5 White Rhino feeding near Dead End Dam
  • 2 Spotted Hyena sleeping near their den site on Mhisi Loop

 

Monday 9 March 2020

 

  • 70+ Elephants feeding near Rhino Walk
  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) resting near Venture Camp Road
  • 1 Female Leopard heading South from Xintowane Road
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Leadwood Pan
  • 10+ Elephants heading West from Hearnes/Mohlabetsi Cutline
  • 4 Lionesses with 15 youngsters (Kudyela Pride) with 1 Male (Machaton Male) drinking water from Chapel Waterhole
  • 1 Young male Leopard heading South from Van Wyk Tranke
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding near Mohlabetsi/Impalabos West Cutline

 

Tuesday 10 March 2020

 

  • 1 Male White Rhino with 2 females feeding near Ungulube North
  • 1 Female White Rhino with a young calf feeding near Justin’s Road
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Top Road
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Tora Dam
  • 3 Male Lions (Machaton Males) with 1 Lioness and 2 small cubs (Kudyela) sleeping near Riverine Crossing
  • 3 Black Rhino drinking from Dead End Dam
  • 10+ Elephants drinking from Gunter’s Reservoir

 

Wednesday 11 March 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading East from Hamiltons North
  • 4 Lionesses with 15 youngsters (Kudyela Pride) drinking from Koos’s Pan
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Shweine Weg
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Tweede Weg
  • 2 White Rhino drinking from Xikulu Dam
  • 3 Black Rhino heading East from Waterkant
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding near Pride Rock

 

Thursday 12 March 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading South from Boetebessie Dam
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Mhisi Loop
  • 1 Elephant Bull drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Gavin’s Road
  • 4 Lionesses with 15 youngsters (Kudyela Pride) killing and eating 2 Impala near Nyari Dam with 4 Hyena nearby
  • 5+ Elephants feeding near Wormhole

 

Friday 13 March 2020

 

  • 4 Lionesses with 15 juveniles (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near 4/5 Cutline
  • 3 Male Lions (Machaton Males) moving North from Impala Dam
  • 3 White Rhino feeding near Marula Dam
  • 5+ Elephants feeding near Hongonyi
  • 1 Female White Rhino with her tiny calf feeding near Nsuna Road
  • 1 Female Spotted Hyena with 2 small cubs sleeping near their Den site
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding nea Luiperden Weg
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 1 Young Female Leopard heading West from 8/9 Cutline

 

Saturday 14 March 2020

 

  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) sleeping North of Rooibos
  • 5 Lionesses with 14 Youngsters (Kudyela Pride) with the 3 Machaton Males sleeping on Barnard Airstrip
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Andries Link
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding near Jiga-Jiga
  • 1 Elephant Bull drinking from Dead End Dam
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Venture Camp Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Craig’s Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping in a tree near 4/5 Cutline
  • 1 Male White RHino feeding near Olifants Main

 

 

This is a summary of the Big 5 sightings we had during the week