Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 25 June – 01 July 2012

Our Big 5 highlight of the week would have to be watching Tingana and Shadow the leopards, trying to catch a warthog. When the warthog succeeded to escape, they continued mating. What a sighting indeed!

Dwarf Mongoose - Louis Liversage

Dwarf Mongoose - Louis Liversage

Monday, 25 June 2012

(28 ° C)

  • Three leopards in one sighting. Tingana and Shadow mating, while Salayexe is trailing them.
  • Hyenas stealing Tingana’s impala kill at Kimbian’s Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about 12 elephants feeding around Tamboti Crossing

 

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

(29 ° C)

  • The Styx pride of lions resting close to Wessles’ Old Driveway
  • Tingana and Shadow still mating
  • Two buffalo bulls resting in Rhino Pan
  • More buffalo bulls walking west from Gwarri Central
  • A breeding herd of about eight elephants feeding around Shirley’s Crossing

 

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

(29 ° C)

  • Tingana and Shadow the leopards, struggling to catch a warthog close to Eagle Owl Crossing. The warthog eventually managed to escape and the leopards continued mating.
  • The four Tsalala lionesses feeding on a juvenile kudu kill while hyena’s try to steal it close to Marula Bult North
  • A breeding herd of about nine elephants feeding around Mfezi open area

 

Tsalala lionesses - Louis Liversage

Tsalala lionesses - Louis Liversage

Thursday, 28 June 2012

(25 ° C)

  • Tingana the leopard hunting on Elephant Carcass Road
  • The four Tsalala lionesses resting close to Big Dam
  • E breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding south along Grasscut
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding at Hawk Eagle

Friday, 29 June 2012

(29 ° C)

  • Kwatile the leopard walking west along Seepline

 

Saturday, 30 June 2012

(30 ° C)

  • Lamula the male leopard walking west along Londolozi boundary
  • Salayexe the leopard on a bushbuck kill close to Ntoma Crossing
  • The Styx pride of lions walking west from Wessels cutline
  • A breeding herd of elephants feeding on Londoz boundary

 

White-tailed Mongoose - Louis Liversage

White-tailed Mongoose - Louis Liversage

Sunday, 01 July 2012

(25 ° C)

  • Salayexe the leopard walking south from Mfezi open area
  • The Styx pride of lions drinking water at Safari Dam
  • Kurula the female leopard with an impala kill on Road 7
  • A breeding herd of elephants feeding west along Road 7
  • Another elephant herd drinking water at Safari Dam

 

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