Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 July 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two lionesses of the Tsalala pride, feeding on a juvenile giraffe kill on Marula Bult Central!

 

Two lionesses of the Tsalala pride - Louis Liversage

Two lionesses of the Tsalala pride – Louis Liversage

Monday, 22 July 2013

(23ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Kudu Drift
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving west from Madash Road
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving south from Seepline

 

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

(25ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, moving south from A-main
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, moving east from Safari airstrip
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Central Road
  • Two lionesses of the Tsalala pride, resting with one Majingi male lion on Robson’s boundary
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • Three buffalo bulls resting in Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing

 

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

(26ºC)

  • Two lionesses of the Tsalala pride, feeding on a juvenile giraffe kill on Marula Bult Central
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Mfesi open area
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill close to EP Old Driveway
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving north to Big Dam

 

An Unknown Female leopard - Louis Liversage

An Unknown Female leopard – Louis Liversage

Thursday, 25 July 2013

(24ºC)

  • Two lionesses of the Tsalala pride, drinking water at Shirley’s Dam
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting close to EP Old Driveway
  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Marula Bult South
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants moving south from Wetpatch open area
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants moving south from Serengeti Pan
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Rocky Road
  • A buffalo bull drinking water at Serengeti Pan
  • An unknown male leopard moving south on Rocky Road

 

Friday, 26 July 2013

(27ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Londoz boundary
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Londoz boundary
  • Lamula, the male leopard and an Unknown female leopard mating at Big Dam
  • Shadow and Salayexe, two female leopards, moving north from EP/Shirley’s Cutline
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving east from Rampan Dam
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central
  • Four buffalos feeding in Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing

 

Saturday, 27 July 2013

(29ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from EP airstrip
  • Styx female pride of lions moving west from Little Gowrie Driveway
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP Driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main

 

Zebra male - Louis Liversage

Zebra male – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 28 July 2013

(28ºC)

  • One male cheetah resting on Little Gowrie Driveway
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Gowrie Main
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west from Rhino Ring East
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east from Seepline
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on EP Open area
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding in Land Cruiser Crossing

 

 

 

 

 

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