SAFARI SIGHTINGS 9 – 15 FEBRUARY ’20

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 9 to 15 February ’20

 

Sunday 9 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard sleeping on a rock near Siyabona Main
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Xigamba Dam
  • 1 White Rhino male feeding near Rhulani’s Road
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Juke’s Clearing
  • 2 Young Leopard resting near Monica’s Road
  • 2 Black Rhino feeding near Venture Camp Dam

 

Monday 10 February 2020

 

  • 15+ Elephants heading West from Jikajika Road
  • 1 Hyena feeding on an Impala near Ngala Dam
  • 1 White Rhino feeding near Impala Weg 1
  • 1 White Rhino heading South from Mfundla Road
  • 20+ Elephants and 2 Honey Badgers near Tranken Weg
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) feeding on an Impala near Rooibos Weg
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Ungulube South

 

Tuesday 11 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping near her kill by Rooibos Road with 1 Spotted Hyena in the area
  • 1 Skittish Male Leopard with an Impala kill near Baksteen Road
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding North of Pride Rock
  • 30+ Elephants feeding South of Pride Rock
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Andre Se Pad
  • 7 Elephants feeding near Mamb Road
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton) with 2 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Elephant Dam
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near 1/2 Cutline
  • 1 Young Leopard (skittish individual) heading East from Maroela Extention
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Hamilton North
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near 3/4 Cutline
  • 1 Lioness (Kudyela Pride) hunting Wildebeest/Impala near Nfundla Road

 

Wednesday 12 February 2020

 

  • 2 Lionesses with 2 Cubs feeding on a Kudu near Jiga-Jiga Road
  • 1 Skittish Male Leopard feeding on Impala near Baksteen Weg
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) feeding on an Impala near Rooibos Weg
  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton Males) with 14 other Lions (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near East/West Cutline
  • 1 Male White Rhino drinking from Nyala Pan
  • 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Rhulani’s Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading North from Giraffen Road

 

Thursday 13 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) feeding on an Impala near Ungulube South
  • 1 Male Lion (Strydom) sleeping South of Boetebessie Dam
  • 10+ Elephants feeding near Xirhomberombe
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Steven’s Road
  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton Males) sleeping south of Rodney’s Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena pup at their den site on Rockfig Loop
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading West along Olifant’s Main

 

Friday 14 February 2020

 

  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) with 1 Lioness and 6 Cubs (Kudyela Pride) sleeping North of Zebra Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Hongonyi Road
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Bushbuck Dam
  • 1 Male White Rhino feeding near Singwe Main
  • 1 Female Leopard (Faka Nchovela) sleeping near Top Road
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding near Pondoro Main

 

Saturday 15 February 2020

 

  • 1 Female Elephant with a very young calf feeding near Mangwa Road
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding near Xingwana Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading East from Hamilton South
  • 1 Male Black Rhino (Zulu) feeding North of Mamba Road
  • 4 Wild Dogs heading West from 4/5 Cutline
  • 2 Lionesses with 10 Cubs (Kudyela Pride) sleeping North of Olifant’s Main
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Koos’s Pan
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding West of Duke’s Pan
  • 2 Spotted Hyena heading North from Mohlabetsi/Impalabos West Cutline

 

 

This is a short summary of the many sightings we had during the week whilst out on Big 5 Safaris from the luxurious Pondoro Game Lodge