Pilanesberg Wildlife Sighting Data
The information below gives you a rough idea when and where you should be looking for some of the species during March, April and May.
The map indicate the wildlife sightings on 23 August 2016.
I would like to express my thanks to Park Control, Pilanesberg National Park & Wildlife Trust, Copenhagen Zoo and all others that have been involved, for their support in these projects.
MORNING(AM) COMPARED TO AFTERNOON(PM) SIGHTINGS
|LION||AM 53% / PM 47%||Most places near water. Resting up in the shade during the day. (See map below)||Common|
|LEOPARD||AM 44% / PM 56%||In rocky areas and near water. (See map below)||Rare|
|CHEETAH||AM 56% / PM 44%||Most of the open areas of the park, but avoiding the lions (See map below)||Rare|
|BUFFALO||AM 51% / PM 49%||On Tlou drive between Ntswe and Moloto, on Tshukudu e Ntsho at Tlou dams, on Ntswe between Kukama and Tlou drive, on Sefara opposite the Lenong access road. Lone bulls occasionally seen on Kubu near the mine. (See map below)||Extremely rare|
|ELEPHANT||AM 43% / PM 57%||Throughout the park.||Very Common|
|WILD DOG||AM 53% / PM 47%||Near water and near the gates early in the morning and late in the afternoon. Resting up on high ground during the day.||Extremely rare|
|RHINO||AM 43% / PM 57%||Throughout the park||Very Common|
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