Blog: Buffalo

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 05-11 NOV ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 05-11 Nov ’17 Sunday 05 Nov 2017 2 White rhino 2 Bull elephants at big bend 2 Elephants feeding at huppel weg 1 Machaton male with 7 Kudyela lionesses at venture camp dam 1 Leopardess at top road Monday 06 Nov 2017 5 Kudyela lionesses at xipanga […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15-21 Oct ’17 Sunday 15 Oct 2017 1 Machaton male with a Kudyela lioness at matangi rocks 15 Elephants drinking at ngala dam 6 Buffalo bulls feeding at koppie road 1 White rhino bull 10 Bull elephants west of butabesi dam 15 Elephants drinking at Robbie’s dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 03-09 SEPT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 03-09 Sept ’17 Sunday 03 Sept 2017 2 Black rhino 3 White rhino 9 Elephants bulls at linear road 10 Elephants feeding at jika jika 20 Elephants at nwambu road feeding 15 Elephants drinking at venture camp dam 30 Elephants feeding at mahlo road 3 White rhino […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 20-26 AUG ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 20-26 Aug ’17 Sunday 20 Aug 2017 200 Buffaloes at olifant main junction zebra weg 30 elephants heading north from jakals weg 3 White rhino 1 Leopardess hunting impala main road west 3 Lionesses resting at koerts new road 30 Elephants feeding at xindzele 2 Black rhino […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 16-20 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #23 It was an incredible week to be out in the Balule Game Reserve with the wildlife in an abundance we couldn’t have seen more. The Machaton males along with the Kudyela females started the week of with a bang, waking up from a long day’s sleep they moved to the nearest […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 09-13 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #22 Summer is approaching, Pondoro had a few drops of rain throughout the week and some of the migratory birds like the European bee-eaters are returning. The hot days under the African sun were cooled down during the evenings with thunderstorms and mist of rain. The big cats of Pondoro took center […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 25-29 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #20 This post marks our 20th edition of the weekly week in pictures and I’m sure the wildlife at Pondoro was up for the task producing some breathtaking moments. Probably the most intense moment this week was when a dominant white rhino bull met a much smaller but equally dominant black rhino […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 18-22 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #19 It was another breathtaking week here at Pondoro, there were so much happening with all the predators especially the leopards. The big herbivores are at an abundance now in particular the elephants, there were some very large herds moving through. Let’s start of with the leopard cubs, these 2 cubs are […]