Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 June 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the four Majingi male lions and three Tsalala female lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Rhino Ring South.

 

Majingi male lions on a buffalo kill - Devon Becker

Majingi male lions on a buffalo kill – Devon Becker

Monday, 24 June 2013

(25 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring North
  • Four Majingi male lions and three Tsalala female lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Rhino Ring South
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Drongo North
  • A breeding herd of about 100 buffaloes moving east on Simbambili Firebreak

 

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

(27 ºC)

  • Kwatile, the female leopard, moving east on Londolozi boundary
  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Sawmill Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, still feeding on her impala kill on Drongo North
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP open area

 

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

(28 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP Driveway
  • One young Tsalala female lion resting on Puff adder Road
  • One buffalo bull resting west of Treehouse Pan
  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving north on Maraken Drive

 

Hyena - Devon Becker

Hyena – Devon Becker

Thursday, 27 June 2013

(22 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Horseshoe open area
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Josie’s Road
  • Four buffalo bulls feeding on Serengeti open area
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west from Leeukuil Pan

 

Friday, 28 June 2013

(24 ºC)

  • Eight buffalo bulls feeding on Jerry Drive
  • One elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving west from Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring South
  • Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding close to Baboon Pan
  • Mvula, the male leopard, mating with shadow, the female leopard, on Bugalutu Road

 

Saturday, 29 June 2013

(25 ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting in a tree on Bushcamp West
  • One elephant bull feeding on MMM South
  • One Tsalala lioness moving south from Londolozi boundary
  • One elephant bull feeding on Rocky Road

 

Elephant calf playing - Devon Becker

Elephant calf  – Devon Becker

Sunday, 30 June 2013

(30 ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Shortcut Wetpatch
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, stalking impala’s west of Marula Bult South
  • Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking on Mfezi open area
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding in Grissly Bear Crossing

 

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