Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 22 October 2012

Our Big 5 highlight of the week would have to be the breeding herd of elephants that arrived at Big Dam to quench their thirst on a hot summer’s day. I love spending time with these magnificent animals, watching them interact.

The breeding herd of elephants at Big Dam - Louis Liversage

The breeding herd of elephants at Big Dam - Louis Liversage

Monday, 15 October 2012

(30 °C)

  • Salayexe the female leopard and her cub playing at Tamboti Crossing
  • Moya the female leopard walking north from Leopard Drift
  • Kurula the female leopard resting close to Chitwa driveway
  • A small breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding east from Shirley’s Crossing

 

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

(33 °C)

  • A breeding herd of about 18 elephants playing close to Rocky Road
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding close to Puffadder Road
  • Two buffalo bulls resting close to Pungwe open area
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo walking east from Simba Dam

 

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

(32 °C)

  • Tingana the male leopard walking north from Kraaines open area
  • A breeding herd of 10 elephants feeding south from Horse Shoe open area
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding south along Robson’s boundary
  • Shadow, the female leopard walking north east from Mfezi open area

 

Egyptian Geese - Louis Liversage

Egyptian Geese - Louis Liversage

Thursday, 18 October 2012

(36 °C)

  • Salayexe the female leopard and her cub feeding close to Tamboti Crossing
  • Five buffalo bulls resting next to Rhino Pan
  • Four Breakaway Tsalala lionesses walking north from Magic Willie
  • A breeding herd of 30 elephants feeding around Big Dam
  • Salayexe resting on a termite mound close to Simbambili driveway

 

Friday, 19 October 2012

(31 °C)

  • Salayexe the female leopard and her cub playing on Pungwe open area
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

Saturday, 20 October 2012

(26 °C, 30mm rain)

  • Shadow the female leopard walking north along MMM North
  • The four Breakaway Tsalala lionesses on a zebra kill close to Chitwa open area
  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding and playing on Seepline Road

 

Waterbuck - Louis Liversage

Waterbuck - Louis Liversage

Sunday, 21 October 2012

(30 °C, 4 mm rain)

  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Londoz boundary
  • A young male leopard moving northwest on Robson’s boundary
  • Two bull elephants drinking water at Serengeti Dam

 

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