Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 February 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Simbambili open area

 

Tingana the male leopard - Devon Becker

Tingana the male leopard – Devon Becker

Monday, 17 February 2014

(31ºC)

  • Five wild dogs moving east from MMM South
  • One buffalo bull resting at Big Dam
  • Another buffalo bull drinking water at Simbambili Dam
  • A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding on Airport Link
  • One elephant bull moving north on MMM South
  • A breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding on Guarri Central
  • One elephant bull feeding at Bushcamp Pan
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving west from EP airstrip

 

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

(33ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, moving north from our Southern boundary
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Simbambili Open area
  • A breeding herd of five elephants moving west from Simbambili Dam
  • One buffalo bull resting at Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of twelve elephants feeding on Madash Road
  • Another breeding herd of ten elephants moving south on Track South

 

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

(30ºC)

  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Simbambili Open area
  • A breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding on Impala Road
  • Another breeding herd of ten elephants moving north on Madash Road
  • One elephant bull also moving north on Madash Road
  • Two buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan
  • A breeding herd of five elephants feeding east of Kudu Drift
  • Another breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding at Grizzly Bear Crossing

 

Elephant cow - Devon Becker

Elephant cow – Devon Becker

Thursday, 20 February 2014

(32ºC)

  • The Styx lion pride hunting impala on Tamboti open area
  • A pack of nine wild dogs feeding on an impala kill south of Simbambili Dam
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Simbambili open area
  • One buffalo bull resting at Old Bushcamp
  • A breeding herd of ten elephants moving south from A-main
  • A breeding herd of fifteen elephants drinking water at Simbambili Dam
  • Another breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Shinzele Road
  • Another breeding herd of six elephants moving north across Simbambili open area
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo feeding at Knobthorn Pan

 

Friday, 21 February 2014

(26ºC)

  • A pack of nine wild dogs hunting impala around EP Driveway
  • A breeding herd of seven elephants feeding on Central Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants moving north on Madash Road
  • One buffalo bull drinking water at Big Dam
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, moving north from our Southern boundary
  • A breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding on Madash Road
  • One buffalo bull resting on Big Dam Link South

 

Saturday, 22 February 2014

(26ºC)

  • The Styx lion pride resting on Safari Donga North
  • A breeding herd of about 200 buffalo resting on our Southern boundary
  • A breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding on A-Main
  • One buffalo bull resting at Serengeti Pan

 

African wild dogs - Devon Becker

African wild dogs – Devon Becker

Sunday, 23 February 2014

(30ºC)

  • The Styx lion pride resting on Safari airstrip
  • Mvula, the male leopard, resting east of Treehouse Pan
  • A breeding herd of six elephants feeding on Kudu Drift
  • Two buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Manyeleti crossing
  • One buffalo bull resting at Serengeti Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • The young Robson’s male leopard moving west from Mfezi open area
  • A breeding herd of fifteen elephants feeding on Rhino Ring East
  • One elephant bull feeding around EP airstrip

 

 

 

 

 

 

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