Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of about ten wild dogs playing on A-main.   Monday 18 May, 2015 (28ºC) One Majingi male lion mating with one Breakaway female lioness on Seepline Road Tingana, the male leopard, moving south on Madash Road The Styx lion pride resting on Rhulani Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Madash Road Two buffalo bulls resting... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a very illusive animal out on drive the one afternoon. We were so fortunate to have seen a pangolin walking across the road thirty meters away from a lion sighting. It was such a surprise to have seen him moving around during the day as pangolins are mainly nocturnal animals. This little pangolin was still a youngster and quite small, needless to say... Read more...

Rangers Report April 2015

The month of April was action packed with intense moments and full of surprises. Finally the time has arrived for the males of the different antelope species to battle it out for supremacy and hierarchy. The impala males were the first ones to announce that love is in the air, as they were snorting and grunting, followed by the familiar clash of horns. The kudu and waterbuck males showed us that... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings from 03 May to 10 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the three Ximungwe lionesses being chased up a tree by a clan of hyenas   Monday, 4 May 2015 (29ºC) Two Matimba male lions moving west from Safari airstrip Two Fourway male lions drinking water at Big Dam One Breakaway lioness moving south/west from Big Dam A breeding herd of about fifteen elephant’s drinking water at Big Dam   Tuesday, 5... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 27 April to 03 May 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see thirteen wild dogs hunting impalas on EP airstrip. Monday, 27 April 2015 (30ºC) Nkuhuma lion pride feeding on a kudu kill on Southern Fork Road One buffalo bull drinking water at Rampan Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Road 7 A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Oom Corries Loop Ten buffalo bulls resting at Treehouse... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 20 April to 26 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see 11 Breakaway lions drinking water at Simbambili Dam   Monday, 2015 (28ºC) Breakaway lion pride resting on Safari airstrip Two Matimba male lions resting at Ingwe Mati Kwatile, the female leopard, moving south from A-main One elephant bull feeding on A-main Two elephant bulls feeding at Rampan Dam   Tuesday, 2015 (23ºC) Five young Breakaway... Read more...

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