Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 29 July to 04 August 2013

This week we had 2 special sightings! We saw a young cheetah male resting at Treehouse Pan as well as seven wild dogs with a bushbuck kill on Kuala Bear Road!

 

Male cheetah - Morné Fouché

Male cheetah – Morné Fouché

Monday, 29 July 2013

(18ºC)

  • Shadow, the female leopard, hunting impala around Eagle Owl Crossing
  • Six buffalo bulls resting in Serengeti Manyeleti Crossing
  • One elephant bull feeding around Wetpatch open area
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting south of Central Road

 

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

(22ºC)

  • Lamula, the male leopard, having a stand-off with Mvula, the male leopard, east of Ingwe Pan
  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Londoz Boundary
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on MMM South
  • Seven wild dogs feeding on an impala kill north of Road 47
  • Ostrich Koppies, the female leopard, resting east of Ingwe Pan
  • Xivambalana, the male leopard, feeding on the rest of Mvula‘s impala kill east of Ingwe Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding north of Mhisi Mati

 

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

(22ºC)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from A-Main
  • Seven wild dogs feeding on a bushbuck kill on Kuala Bear Road
  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Milkberry Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving east from EP Delivery Road
  • The Styx female lion pride moving north from Zebra Drive
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Safari Dam

 

Kudu female - Morné Fouché

Kudu female – Morné Fouché

Thursday, 1 August 2013

(23ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about seven elephants feeding on Road 7
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on A-Main, close to Milkberry Road
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Mhisi Kaya Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south on Sawmill Road
  • Seven wild dogs moving south on Saseka Road
  • Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking on EP old driveway

 

Friday, 2 August 2013

(24ºC)

  • Three Majingi male lions resting on our southern boundary close to Leopard Drift
  • Twelve buffalo bulls resting on Saseka Road
  • Moya, the female leopard, scent marking around Serengeti Pan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Safari airstrip
  • Another breeding herd of about 30 elephants feeding on Hamerkop Nest Road
  • Tingana, the male leopard, scent marking on Bushcamp East Road

 

Saturday, 3 August 2013

(23ºC)

  • Five lions of the Styx pride resting on Majingi open area
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on MMM South
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding west of Little Gowrie Lodge
  • One male cheetah resting close to Treehouse Pan
  • Three buffalo bulls resting on 1st Windmill Road
  • Twelve buffalo bulls feeding on A-Main Road
  • Tingana, the male leopard, and Salayexe, the female leopard, with a warthog kill on Francolin Road

 

African wild dogs - Morné Fouché

African wild dogs – Morné Fouché

Sunday, 4 August 2013

(23ºC)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, and Salayexe, the female leopard, still with the warthog kill on Francolin Road
  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Kudu Drift

 

 

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