Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 25 February – 03 March 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, with a kill in a tree just in front of our lodge.
Salayexe and her cub - Louis Liversage

Salayexe and her cub - Louis Liversage

Monday, 25 February 2013

(30ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about 400 buffaloes resting south of Baboon Pan
  • Two lioness and four Sub-adults of the Styx lion pride resting at Misi Mati
  • One female cheetah and her three cubs resting on Safari airstrip
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Misi Mati
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding north of Treehouse Pan

 

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

(31ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east with her cub on Wetpatch Road
  • A female cheetah and her three cubs resting on Safari Airstrip
  • One elephant bull feeding on Bushcamp East
  • Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at 2nd Windmill
  • Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking on Kudu Drift

 

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

(32ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding close to Bushcamp Pan
  • One buffalo bull resting in the water at Rhino Pan
  • One adult lioness of the Styx pride with two sub-adult cubs and three small cubs resting at Baboon Pan
  • Three Nkuhuma pride lionesses and five cubs resting on the firebreak, east of One Eye Pan Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting close to Pungwe Pan

 

Cheetah cubs - Louis Liversage

Cheetah cubs - Louis Liversage

Thursday, 28 February 2013

(29ºC)

  • Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at Seef’s Pan
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Leeukuil
  • A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding close to Serengeti Pan
  • Another buffalo bull resting north of 2nd Windmill Pan

 

Friday, 01 March 2013

(30ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding south of Kimbian’s crossing
  • Another elephant bull feeding on our southern boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting close to Big Dam
  • Another buffalo bull feeding on Kudu Drift
  • The Styx pride lionesses with their cubs resting south of Treehouse Pan
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Big Dam

 

Saturday, 02 March 2013

(30ºC)

  • One sub adult Nkuhuma male lion resting at Simbambili Dam
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Simbambili Dam
  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving west from Simbambili Dam
  • One female cheetah with her 3 cubs resting on Safari airstrip
  • Tingana, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill at Big Dam

 

Buffalo calf - Louis Liversage

Buffalo calf - Louis Liversage

Sunday, 03 March 2013

(29ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, with a bushbuck kill on EP open area
  • One female cheetah and her 3 cubs resting on Safari airstrip
  • Five elephant bulls feeding on Safari airstrip
  • One buffalo bulls resting close to Shirley’s crossing

 

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