Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 January 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Styx lion pride resting at Mnisi Pan.

 

The Styx lion pride resting at Mnisi Pan - Louis Liversage

The Styx lion pride resting at Mnisi Pan – Louis Liversage

Monday, 6 January 2014

(32ºC)

  • Three Majingi male lions moving west on our Southern Boundary
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting at Eagle Owl Crossing
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west on Wetpatch Road
  • Three buffalo bulls resting on our Southern Boundary

 

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

(32ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Gowrie Main
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Mamba Road
  • Four buffalo bulls resting in Serengeti Manyeleti Crossing
  • One elephant bull moving west on Airport Link Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • Eight buffalo bulls feeding on Old Borehole Road
  • Two elephant bulls feeding on MMM-North

 

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

(29ºC) 10mm

  • One buffalo bull resting in the Manyeleti river close to Puff adder Road
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Marula Bult South
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Majingi open area
  • The young Robsons male leopard moving west from Rhino Ring East

 

A young male leopard - Devon Becker

Young male leopard – Devon Becker

Thursday, 9 January 2014

(29ºC)

  • One buffalo bull resting at One Eye Pan
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Methlowani Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on A-main
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Kuala Bear View Point
  • One buffalo bull resting north of Kudu Drift

 

Friday, 10 January 2014

(38ºC) 13mm

  • Styx lion pride resting at Mnisi Pan
  • One buffalo bull feeding at Mnisi Pan
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on at EP driveway
  • Three buffalo bulls drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Boundary Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding at out Southern Boundary

 

Saturday, 11 January 2014

(29ºC) 9mm

  •  One elephant bull feeding at Rampan Dam
  • One buffalo bull resting at Poachers Corner
  • One elephant bull feeding at Treehouse Pan
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Simbambili Firebreak
  • Wabayiza, the young male leopard, moving east from Grasscut Road

 

Hippo bull - Louis Liversage

Hippo bull – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 12 January 2014

(25ºC)

  •  Four breakaway female lions resting east of Milkberry Road
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding at Big Dam
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting in a tree west of EP driveway
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Shirleys Crossing
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