Blog: leopard cub

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 17 – 23 October ’21

Big 5 Safari Sightings for the week 17 – 23 October 2021   Monday 18 October 2021   20+ Elephants feeding around Pondoro Main 1 Large Elephant bull (Ezulwini) feeding near Kambaku Road 30+ Elephants feeding near Bakstein Weg 1 Male Leopard heading West from Barnard Cutline 2 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Olifants Main […]


FAKA NCHOVELA AND CUB When Faka Nchovela was last seen in December 2020 she was clearly pregnant, this is a few months after her previous two cubs of her first litter left for independency. We were all of course very excited about the news, she is going to be a mother for a second time […]


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 […]

Leopard cub in tree

A recent sighting during a Pondoro safari as seen by ranger Sam and his guests. The cub of the Mohlabetsi Mafazi is really getting bigger and bolder by the day. He is often seen in the area around Misi Loop and Rock Fig road which now have become one of the guides’ favorite spots for […]

Female leopard cub

Guests visiting Pondoro Game Lodge were really blessed with exceptional sightings of this leopard cub during the end of September and beginning of October 2015 after guides discovered a leopard den site close to Rock Fig road. She is quite inquisitive and seems to look forward to game drive times as if waiting for the […]