Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 September 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard moving north from Big Dam!

 

Lamula, the male leopard - Dawie Jacobs

Lamula, the male leopard – Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 09 September 2013

(33ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, moving south from Saseka Road
  • Ten buffalo bulls resting on Seepline
  • Five buffalo bulls drinking water at Safari Dam
  • Seven buffalo bulls feeding at Poacher’s Corner
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants moving east on A-main

 

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

(30ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding around Leeukuil
  • Shadow, the female leopard, being chased by a hyena on Shenzele Road
  • Two elephant bulls feeding around Tamboti Crossing
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

Wednesday, 11 September 2013

(31ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, hunting impala south of Leeukuil
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving west on Ekiso Road
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on Puff adder Road
  • Seven buffalo bulls resting on EP open area

 

Hippo and her calf - Dawie Jacobs

Hippo and her calf – Dawie Jacobs

Thursday, 12 September 2013

(24ºC)

  • A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Wetpatch Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Kudu Drift

 

Friday, 13 September 2013

(32ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Leeukuil Pan
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, drinking water at Rampan Dam
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Mamba Road

 

Saturday, 14 September 2013

(37ºC)

  • One Majingi male lion moving west from Gowrie Main
  • Two elephants feeding on Londoz boundary
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west from Wetpatch open area

 

Nkuhuma male lion - Dawie Jacobs

Nkuhuma male lion – Dawie Jacobs

Sunday, 15 September 2013

(32ºC)

  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving east from Seefs Pan
  • The young Robson’s male leopard, moving north form A-main
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving west on A-main
  • One elephant bull drinking water at Serengeti Dam
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

 

 

 

 

 

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