Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 23 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah feeding on a waterbuck kill on Treehouse Pan open area.

Male cheetah - Dawie Jacobs

Male cheetah – Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 16 June 2014

(23ºC)

  •  A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring East
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water on EP open area
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Eastern Bank Manyeleti
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Kudu Drift
  • The Styx lion pride resting north of A-main

 

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

(28ºC)

  •  Lamula, the male leopard, resting north of A-main
  • A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on EP driveway
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, scent marking on Sawmill Road
  • Four wild dogs resting at the den site entrance on Rocky Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on Rhino Midden Road

 

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

(28ºC)

  •  Two buffalo bulls feeding on Josie’s Road
  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Josie’s Road
  • Bahuti, the young male leopard feeding on an impala kill on Chitwa open area
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at Big Dam
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Seepline Road
  • One male cheetah feeding on a waterbuck kill on Threehouse Pan open area

 

Tsalala cub - Dawie Jacobs

Tsalala cub – Dawie Jacobs

Thursday, 19 June 2014

(29ºC)

  •  The Tsalala lion pride moving north from Our Southern boundary
  • Breeding herd of about twenty elephant static on A-main west of Big Dam
  • One buffalo bull feeding east of Shirley’s Crossing
  • Two wild dogs moving south from Rhino Ring North

 

Friday, 20 June 2014

(29ºC)

  •  Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from Rhulani Road
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east from Big Dam
  • Three buffalo bulls moving east from Nyala crossing
  • One elephant bull moving east on Hawk Eagle Road

 

Saturday, 21 June 2014

(22ºC)

  •  The Breakaway pride of lions moving north from Ekiso Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill south of Horseshoe West
  • A breeding herd about twenty elephants feeding on Guarri Central
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Sixes Road

 

Salayexe, the female leopard - Dawie Jacobs

Salayexe, the female leopard – Dawie Jacobs

Sunday, 22 June 2014

(24ºC)

  •  Nsele, the female leopard moving north from Rhino Pan
  • A pack of eleven Wild dogs moving north east on Rocky Road towards their den
  • One elephant bull feeding on Ekiso Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Rocky Road
  • Ten wild dogs feeding on an impala kill on A-main
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from EP driveway
  • Six buffalo bulls resting on Kudu Drift
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving east from EP airstrip

 

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One Response to “Big 5 Sightings 16 to 23 June 2014”

  1. mgm1954 says:

    Great to have news of a cheetah at EP. I know they move around but does indicate they are in the area. Salayexe looks in prime condition.

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