Posted by MalaMala in Highlights on Aug 16th, 2009 | 2 comments
A simple sighting of a hyena kicked off one of the most intense sightings of the year. The hyena was trailing the Bicycle Crossing male. The leopard was moving north along Piccadilly Triangle, and roaring and scent marking as he went. As this notoriously large male reached Mlowathi Koppies, the Emsagwen male leopard emerged from the night. This younger male was walking the exact same path, some fifty meters behind the Bicycle Crossing male – salivating and growling. Both leopards headed slowly into the koppies. Another ranger arriving at the sighting, discovered the Manyelethi male leopard...