Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of ten wild dogs playing with a buffalo bull on Sixes Road.

 

African wild dog and buffalo - Louis Liversage

African wild dog and buffalo – Louis Liversage

Monday, 23 June 2014

(25ºC)

  • One buffalo bull feeding on Pungwe Island
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Robsons Boundary
  • Nsele, the female leopard, resting at Rhino Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Bushcamp Pan
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding at Shirley`s Crossing

 

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

(24ºC)

  •  Lamula, the male leopard, moving south with an Unknown female leopard from Ncombe Road
  • One elephant bull moving east from Wetpatch Road
  • Two elephant bulls moving east from EP Driveway
  • The Breakaway lion pride with two Majingi male lions resting at Nyala Crossing
  • Four wild dogs moving south on Rocky Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Serengeti open Area
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

(22ºC)

  •  The Breakaway lion pride with two Majingi male lions resting on Track South
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Eagle Owl Crossing
  • Two Styx female lions with three cubs moving west on Marula Bult Central
  • Two Majingi male lions moving west on Marula Bult Central
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on 15th Crossing Road

 

Female elephant - Louis Liversage

Female elephant – Louis Liversage

Thursday, 26 June 2014

(26ºC)

  •  Moya, the female leopard’s cub feeding on an impala kill on Grasscut Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants moving east on Jerry Drive
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Bushcamp East
  • A pack of about ten wild dogs hunting and killing an impala at Leeukuil Dam
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on EP Flood Plains
  • Nsele, the female leopard, resting with her two cubs on Rhino Pan Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area
  • The Breakaway lion pride resting at Rampan Pan

Friday, 27 June 2014

(28ºC)

  •  Lamula, the male leopard, moving south from Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding around Shirley’s Crossing
  • Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Salayexe, the female leopard on Rhino Ring East
  • A pack of about ten wild dogs hunting impalas at Serengeti Pan
  • One buffalo bull resting at Rhino Pan

 

Saturday, 28 June 2014

(22ºC)

  •  Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Salayexe, the female leopard at Bushcamp East
  • One elephant bull moving west from EP airstrip
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, being followed by Tingana, the male leopard and Anderson, the male leopard west of Shirley’s Crossing Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants moving south at Shirley’s Crossing Road

 

Female elephant - Louis Liversage

Female elephant – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 29 June 2014

(24ºC)

  •  A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Lukas open area
  • Nsele, the female leopard, moving west from Ellie Carcass Road
  • Ten wild dogs playing with a buffalo bull on Sixes Road
  • Eight buffalo bulls resting on Rhino Pan Road

 

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