Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 25 to 31 March 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was when we saw Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking his territory on A-main under the beautiful African full moon!

 

Tingana, the male leopard, scent markiring - Louis Liversage

Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking - Louis Liversage

Monday, 25 March 2013

(29 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, feeding on a bushbuck kill south of Leeukuil
  • Three Breakaway female lions resting south of Rampan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving west across Madash Road
  • Two buffalo bulls resting in the water at EP floodplain

 

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

(28 ºC)

  • Three Breakaway female lions moving south from EP open area
  • One buffalo bull resting at Zimba Bridge
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at 16th Crossing
  • Seventeen wild dogs hunting impala at Wetpatch Road

 

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

(30 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, moving east on Wetpatch Road
  • Two buffalo bulls resting at Grissly Bear Crossing
  • One buffalo bull moving north of EP Manyeleti Crossing
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving east on A-main

 

Giraffe silhouette - Devon Sean Becker

Giraffe silhouette - Devon Sean Becker

Thursday, 28 March 2013

(30 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west on Marula Bult Central
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Marula Bult Central
  • One elephant bull feeding east of Rampan
  • Salayexe’s cub stalking impala at Madash Road
  • One buffalo bull resting south of 2nd Windmill

 

Friday, 29 March 2013

(24 ºC,  3mm rain)

  • One buffalo bull resting in the water at Seef’s Pan
  • Salayexe’s cub hiding from a hyena at Wetpatch open area
  • One breakaway female lion feeding on a juvenile blue wildebeest kill at Simbambili open area
  • One elephant bull feeding at Drongo South

 

Saturday, 30 March 2013

(29 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, resting on Wetpatch open area
  • One breakaway female lion moving south on EP Delivery Road
  • Five elephant bulls feeding on Wetpatch open area
  • Three elephant bulls feeding on EP open area
  • One buffalo bull resting in 2nd Windmill Dam

 

Hippo's fighting - Devon Sean Becker

Hippo's fighting - Devon Sean Becker

Sunday, 31 March 2013

(28 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, feeding on an impala kill at Wetpatch open area
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Horseshoe West
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Mfesi open area
  • Nsele, the female leopard, moving south from Sawmill Road

 

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