Blog: leopards

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 27 OCTOBER – 2 NOVEMBER’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 27 October to 2 November ’19   Sunday 27 October 2019   3 Male Lions (Machaton) with 1 Lioness sleeping East of 1/2 Cutline 25+ Elephants feeding on Pondoro Main 50+ Elephants feeding in the drainage line on Ximangwana Road 7 Lionesses (Kudjela Pride) with 16 Cubs […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 SEPTEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22 to 28 September ’19   Sunday 22 September 2019   1 Female Leopard sleeping near Rome 4 Dam 3 White Rhino feeding near Tranken Weg 60+ Buffalo heading towards Impala Dam 15+ Elephants static near Pondoro Main 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) static at Ngala Dam 2 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4-10 AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 4 to 10 August ’19   Sunday 4 August 2019   3 White Rhino static on York/Hens Cutline 40+ Elephants feeding around Steven’s Road 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static on Mahlolwa Loop 2 White Rhino heading North away from Nkanyi on Mahlolwa Loop 3 Male Lions with […]


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+ […]


Mating leopards

A video taken by ranger Sam on Valentine’s day 2016 of leopards mating next to his safari cruiser. Mating leopards, to the best of my knowledge, was first captured on film during the 1980’s by a film maker called John Varty in a private reserve not too far away to the south of us. Although […]


The Holy Grail

The Holy Grail of wildlife photography has always been for me to photograph mating leopards. Leopards are notoriously secretive and are generally regarded as the most difficult of the Big 5 to see. If I was a betting man I would probably give you better odds on seeing a unicorn than seeing leopards mating. Making […]