Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 04 – 10 February 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was having three of the Majingilane male lions spend a few days around EP airstrip!

Majingi male lions - Louis Liversage

Majingi male lions - Louis Liversage

 

Monday, 4 February 2013

(31 ºC)

  • Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs, moving east from Marula Bult Central
  • Breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Land Cruiser Crossing
  • The Styx pride of lions moving north on Safari airstrip
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting with a juvenile kudu kill on Lost Track Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting south of EP / Shirley’s cutline
  • Two buffalo bulls resting in the water on EP open area
  • Breeding herd of about ten elephants moving south on A-main Road

 

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

(26 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from EP airstrip
  • Moya, the female leopard and Lamula, the male leopard, moving south from A-main
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Kuala Bear Road
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting on Madash Road
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road

 

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

(29 ºC)

  • The Styx pride of lions resting on Londoz boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting on Sixes Road
  • Breeding herd of ten elephants feeding, north of EP Lodge
  • One lioness of the Breakaway pride and her one month old cub, resting on Saseka Road

 

Moya the female leopard - Louis Liversage

Moya the female leopard - Louis Liversage

Thursday, 7 February 2013

(32 ºC) and 5 mm of rain

  • Two Majingi male lions and two Breakaway lionesses resting on EP airstrip
  • Herd of forty elephants feeding on Wetpatch open
  • Herd of fifteen elephants feeding north from Kimbians Crossing

 

Friday, 8 February 2013

(33 ºC)

  • Three Majingi male lions and two Tsalala lionesses resting on EP airstrip
  • Herd of ten elephants feeding around Bushcamp
  • Two lionesses of the Breakaway pride, resting at 5-way Junction
  • The Styx pride of lions resting close to Buff Pan
  • Young male leopard on an impala kill east of Treehouse Pan
  • Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at Treehouse Pan

 

Saturday, 9 February 2013

(29 ºC)

  • Two Majingi male lions and two Tsalala lionesses resting on Big Dam Link South
  • Herd of twenty elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area
  • Eight wild dogs moving east from Knobthorn Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on Safari airstrip
  • Herd of seven elephants feeding around a Marula tree on Marula Bult South
  • Moya, the female leopard, resting on Seepline
  • Tingana, the male leopard, walking north from Serengeti

 

Elephant cow - Louis Liversage

Elephant cow - Louis Liversage

Sunday, 10 February 2013

(31 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, playing on The Rocks
  • One elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch open area
  • Ntima, the female leopard, and a young unknown male resting east of Wessels
  • The Styx pride of lions resting south of Ingwe Pan
  • Seven buffalo’s resting in the water west of Mesi Mati

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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