Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 02 to 08 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to have all four the Majingi male lions on our property for the whole day.

 

Majingi male lions - Morné Fouché

Majingi male lions – Morné Fouché

Monday, 2 June 2014

(27ºC)

  •  Salayexe, the female leopard and her two cubs, resting north of Rhulani Road
  • The Styx lion pride resting on Eastern Bank Manyeleti
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving south from Wetpatch
  • A breeding herd of about 300-400 buffaloes feeding around Mhisi Mati
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Wessels Old driveway
  • Kurula’s male cub stalking buffaloes at Mhisi Mati
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding at Seef’s Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Safari Dam

 

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

(29ºC)

  •  Seven buffalo bulls resting on Saseka Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on MMM-North
  • Moya, the female leopard’s little male cub resting on out Southern Boundary
  • Shadow, the female leopard, moving south from Horseshoe East
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • A breeding herd of about 300-400 buffaloes moving east from Wessels Old driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Baboon Pan

 

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

(28ºC)

  •  Seven buffalo bulls resting on Robson’s boundary
  • Twelve wild dogs moving west from Sixes Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, stalking Impalas around Old Bush Camp
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding in Ntoma Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Ngala open area
  • The Styx lion pride resting on Little Gowrie open area

 

Baby elephant - Morné Fouché

Baby elephant – Morné Fouché

Thursday, 5 June 2014

(31ºC)

  •  Four Majingi male lions resting north east of EP open area
  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding close to the hyena den
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ekiso Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding on MMM North
  • One buffalo bull feeding around Matunduluka Pan
  • Lamula, the male leopard scent marking on Kududrift Road
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Leeukuil
  • The Styx lion pride resting on Simbambili Makulu open area

 

Friday, 6 June 2014

(20ºC)

  •  A breeding herd of about fifty to sixty elephants feeding around Wetpatch open area
  • Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring North
  • Another breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Rampan open area
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Shirley’s / Arathusa Safari cutline.
  • Tingana, the male leopard, hunting impalas on EP open area

 

Saturday, 7 June 2014

(23ºC)

  •  Two buffalo bulls feeding on Sixes Road
  • A pack of twelve wild dogs chasing wildebeest on EP airstrip
  • The Styx lion pride feeding on a buffalo bull on Little Gowrie driveway
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Old Borehole
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Leeukuil

 

Steenbok - Morné Fouché

Steenbok – Morné Fouché

Sunday, 8 June 2014

(28ºC)

  •  A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Mamba Road
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Madash Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Horseshoe East
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving west on our Southern boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting at Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing
  • One wild dog moving south west from Nyala Crossing

 

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