Blog: Buffalo

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 1-7 DECEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 1 to 7 December ’19   Sunday 1 December 2019   30+ Elephants feeding around Waterbok Weg 22 (Kudyela Pride) Lions stalking and attempting to hunt giraffe with a herd of 60+ Buffalo nearby, they were North of Boetebessie Dam 1 Male Elephant feeding near East/West Cutline […]


Buffalo chasing lions

Guests visiting Pondoro recently had the rare opportunity to witness an incredible sighting of a coalition of male lions chased a way from their African buffalo kill by a very upset buffalo bull trying hard to rescue and defend his fallen colleague. Hunting buffalo is dangerous business as lions do not only have to contend with the menacing […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 SEPTEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15 to 21 September ’19   Sunday 15 September 2019   1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping on Singwe Plains 2 Lionesses with 2 cubs sleeping near Marula Road 15+ Elephants static feeding near Main Road 60+ Buffalo static around Steven Road 60+ Buffalo drinking at Bothabesi […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 7-11 MAY ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #37 “I hope you have an experience that alters the course of your life, because after Africa, nothing has ever been the same…” – Suzanne Evens Autumn is here as the bush is starting to change from a beautiful green color to those of the sun. Slowly but surely this week we […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 APRIL ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22-28 April ’18 Sunday 22 April 2018 3 Machaton males with a Kudyela lioness and her 3 cubs north of ngwenya dam 1 White rhino bull 20 Elephants feeding and drinking at nyari dam 5 Hyenas heading north from mangwa clearing 5 Bull elephants at nyari dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 APRIL ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15-21 April ’18 Sunday 15 April 2018 1 Female lion with her cubs heading north from giraffe road 1 Machaton male mating with a Kudyela lioness north of monte road 10 Elephants feeding at hamilton north 20 Elephants drinking at van wyk Tuesday 17 April 2018 5 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 7-13 JAN ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 7-13 Jan ’18 Sunday 7 Jan 2018 2 Machaton males heading north from danroc main 4 Adult heynas + 2 cubs at den site 2 Kudyela lioness at ngwenya dam 1 White rhino bull 1 Leopard cub at venture camp dam Monday 8 Jan 2018 3 Lionesses […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 31 DEC ’17 – 6 JAN ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 31 Dec ’17 – 6 Jan ’18 Sunday 31 Dec 2017 1 Lioness lying down at ngwenya dam 1 Black rhino bull 1 White rhino bull 5 Elephants feeding around rhulans road 4 Adult hyenas + 4 cubs at den site 3 Kudyela lionesses with 1 Machaton […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 17-23 DEC ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 17-23 Dec ’17 Sunday 17 Dec 2017 7 Kudyela lionesses sleeping south of top road 4 Elephants feeding at mandleve road 2 Buffalo bulls resting at gamma road 1 White rhino bull 1 Bull elephant feeding at greg’s road Monday 18 Dec 2017 7 Kudyela lionesses sleeping west […]