Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 January 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a big herd of buffaloes moving through our area. Monday, 12 January 2015 (30ºC, 4mm rain) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Eastern Bank Marakeng Mvula, the male leopard, mating with Kurula, the female leopard, around Mhisi Mati Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Salayexe, the female leopard, on Simbambili open area Three buffalo... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 05 January to 11 January 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow and her cub moving down the road towards a kill which Shadow put in a tree. Monday, 5 January 2015 (32ºC) • A breeding herd of about 200 Buffalo’s feeding on EP Parallel Road • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from Sawmill Road • Shadow, the female leopard and her one cub, moving west on Safari Donga North • Breakaway lion... Read more...

Rangers Report December 2014

I cannot believe that 2014 came to an end so soon. It feels like just yesterday that we greeted it with open arms. The year was full of excitement, challenges and great surprises! It was such a treat to be out in the bush during this past year. Always remember, when you come on safari, that there are more to the bush than just the big animals. Take the time to stop and look at the frogs, beetles... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 29 December to 04 January 2015

The big 5 highlight of the week was to see three Majingi male lions resting with the Breakaway lion pride on Marula Bult Central.   Monday, 29 December 2014 (25ºC, 1mm) • Shadow, the female leopard, resting on Simbambili Firebreak • Breakaway lion pride resting with three Majingi male lions on Marula Bult Central • Nsele, the female leopard, moving west with her two cubs from Our... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Breakaway lion pride resting on Bushcamp East. Monday, 22 December 2014 (31ºC) Moya’s young male cub resting in a tree on Leopard Drift The Breakaway lion pride resting north of Leeukuil Pan A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Leopard Drift Three buffalo bulls resting on EP open area Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on A-main A... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 21 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a one day old baby hippo out the water at Safari Dam. Monday, 15 December 2014 (34ºC, 42mm) Tingana, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill at Marula Bult Central Four Birmingham male lions resting on Old Borehole Road Three buffalo bulls resting at Big Dam A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Sixes Road Moya, the male... Read more...

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