Idube Safari Highlights #145: 20 - 23 May 2012 (by iduberobtheranger)
In this highlights video:
The title sequence features one of the Selati male lions on the rocks in the Sand river.
Buffalo bulls in the Mabrak riverbed at Madagwaan crossing.
A young bull elephant on the southern side of the waterboard.
The Othawa lionesses had joined the Selati male lions at the buffalo kill and the meat was basically finished.
A pair of white-tailed mongoose.
A new male leopard in the Western sector: the Maxabeni 3:3 young male from the Londolozi area.
The lone Ximhungwe lioness resting close to a young zebra that she had killed.
A tatty old buffalo bull feeding next to the vehicle.
Dewane male leopard, fast asleep after a long night of patrolling.
Kashane male leopard sitting in a position where he could watch the clearings for food.
A lovely elephant herd on the southern bank of the Sand river.
Kashane male leopard lying next to a fresh impala kill.
One of a pair of hippo bulls that had been fighting along the river at Inyati causeway.
Two separate mating pairs of lions – Selati males/Othawa lionesses lying a few hundred meters apart.
Whilst we were having a drinks break we could hear som commotion with the lions, we returned to find the two mating pairs had met one another and the males had started fighting. A third male was also in the area. the fight resulted in the two mating pairs swapping partners.
The lions were still together on the afternoon drive.
A spotted hyena feeding on the buffalo carcass the lions left behind.
The lions had been fighting overnight again and the lionesses were with different partners.
A big herd of elephants close to the lodge to end with.