Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 20 – 26 May 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a male cheetah feeding on an impala kill on 2nd Windmill Road!

 

Cheetah male - Devon Sean Becker

Cheetah male - Devon Sean Becker

Monday, 20 May 2013

(25ºC)

  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east on A-main
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Pungwe Island
  • Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs, playing at Old Borehole Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding around Shirley’s Crossing

 

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

(27ºC)

  • A pack of ten wild dogs resting on Londoz boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting at Shirley’s Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Marula Bult

 

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

(27ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard’s cub resting at Rampan
  • One buffalo bull feeding at Kimbians Crossing
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking water at Kraaines Pan
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Kuala Bear Road

 

Buffalo Bull - Devon Sean Becker

Buffalo Bull - Devon Sean Becker

Thursday, 23 May 2013

(28ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, drinking water at Rampan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Londoz boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting on Leadwood Road

 

Friday, 24 May 2013

(29ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding on Safari airstrip
  • One buffalo bull resting north of EP/Manyeleti Crossing
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from Horseshoe West
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Kraaines Pan
  • A breeding herd of about five elephants drinking water at Leadwood Road

 

Saturday, 25 May 2013

(27ºC)

  • Two Majingi male lions and two Tsalala female lions moving east from EP airstrip
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on a steenbok kill on EP open area
  • One male cheetah feeding on an impala kill on 2nd Windmill Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Saseka Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding in the Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing

 

Hyenas playing in the water - Devon Sean Becker

Hyenas playing in the water - Devon Sean Becker

Sunday, 26 May 2013

(29ºC)

  • One buffalo bull feeding at Kraaines Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on Robson’s boundary
  • One Majingi male lion and two Tsalala female lions moving north on Robson’s boundary
  • One male cheetah resting at Knobthorn Pan
  • Fourways lion pride feeding on an impala kill at Red Dam
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Bushcamp Pan
  • One buffalo bull feeding on EP airstrip

 

 

 

 

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