Blog: hyenas

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 28JULY-3AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 28 July to 3 August ’19   Sunday 28 July 2019   1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static on Zebra Weg 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading West from Hens/Mohlabetsi Cutline 3 Lionesses with 5 cubs feeding on a Giraffe kill on Warran’s Road, with 10+ Hyena and 20+ […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4-10 MARCH ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 04-10 March ’18 Sunday 04 March 2018 2 Hyenas at malembe road 6 Elephants feeding at mhisi road 3 Bull elephants feeding at kambaku 2 Bull elephants feeding at mamba road 1 Machaton male with 4 Kudyela lionesses at big bend 1 Female leopard at khale-stalle weg […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 26 NOV – 02 DEC ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 26 Nov – 02 Dec ’17 Sunday 26 Nov 2017 1 Young male lion with a Kudyela lioness east of nsuna road 1 Male leopard killed a warthog on justin’s road 1 Black rhino bull 1 Bull elephant at bush lodge water hole 1 Hyena east of […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 08-14 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 08-14 Oct ’17 Sunday 08 Oct 2017 20 Elephants feeding at mamba road 9 Buffaloes at mhisi road resting 3 Kudyela lionesses at impalabos 3 Machaton males resting at jika-jika Monday 09 Oct 2017 3 Machaton males resting at xitiwana road 20 Elephants feeding at nsuna 2 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 23-29 JULY ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 23-29 July ’17 Sunday 23 July 2017 5 Bull elephants feeding at Robbie’s dam 6 Hyenas moving east from makhoti road 3 Machaton males at Koos pan 2 White rhino 1 Black rhino bull 1 Lioness with 4 cubs at mangwa dam 1 Bull elephants at giraffe […]


Lioness chasing hyenas from kill

Eric and his guests witnessed this recent sighting of a lioness chasing hyenas away from a buffalo kill. We are in the middle of one of the most severe droughts in recent memory. Although the condition of most of our herbivores are still good, they are definitely weaker. Our lions have changed their hunting behavior as […]


Tiny black hyena cubs

Great news! We have new hyena cubs. The tiny cubs were filmed by ranger Rul on the 7th of June 2016 as they emerged from their burrow to suckle from their mother. Hyena cubs can move with surprising agility after only 10 days of age and lose their distinctive black coat after 2-3 months. Interesting […]