Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 October 2012

The Big 5 highlight of the week was seeing Tingana and Kwatile the leopards mating. We are all holding thumbs that she will have cubs in the next few months

Juvenile African Fish eagle - Morné Fouché

Juvenile African Fish eagle - Morné Fouché

Monday, 22 October 2012

(34 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • Four sub-adult lionesses of the Tsalala pride resting on Safari driveway
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on EP open area
  • Tingana the leopard resting on EP open area
  • Salayexe the leopard moving east from Josie’s Road

 

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

(23 ºC)

  • Four sub-adult lionesses of the Tsalala pride resting on EP airstrip
  • Three buffalo bulls resting on Rhino Ring West
  • One elephant bull drinking water on EP open area

 

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

(23 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on 2nd Windmill road
  • Salayexe the leopard and her cub feeding on an impala kill on Bush Camp West

 

Leopard tortoise - Morné Fouché

Leopard tortoise - Morné Fouché

Thursday, 25 October 2012

(26 ºC)

  • Shadow the leopard moving south from 2nd Windmill road
  • Salayexe the leopard and her cub playing north of EP Manyeleti crossing
  • One elephant bull resting on EP driveway
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding in Serengeti Manyeleti crossing
  • A breeding herd of about 15 elephants feeding on One Eye Pan road

 

Friday, 26 October 2012

(30 ºC)

  • Two buffalo bulls moving south on Kudu Drift
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Marula Bult North
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on EP delivery road
  • Five buffalo bulls resting in the water at Seregeti Pan
  • Tingana the leopard moving west on Akiso road

 

Saturday, 27 October 2012

(26 ºC)

  • Five buffalo bulls resting on Robson’s boundary, north of Impala road
  • Two buffalo bulls and 1 cow resting at Buff Pan
  • A breeding herd of about 10 elephants feeding on Rocky Road
  • Tingana and Kwatile the leopards mating north of Big Dam Link North

 

Elephant Bull - Louis Liversage

Elephant Bull - Louis Liversage

Sunday, 28 October 2012

(26 ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding on the southern side of EP airstrip
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on the eastern side of Rhino Ring East
  • Salayexe the leopard stalking impala’s close to Marula Bult

 

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