Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill at Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing.

 

Lamula, the male leopard - Dawie Jacobs

Lamula, the male leopard – Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 18 August 2014

(28ºC)

  • Kwatile, the female leopard, resting with her cub on our Southern Boundary
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on his impala kill on Seepline Road
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area
  • Four buffalo bulls resting at 2nd Windmill Pan

 

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

(31ºC)

  • Nsele, the female leopard, moving east from Ekiso
  • A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Madash
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Big Dam Link South
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Sixes
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Our Western Boundary
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Boundary Pan
  • Five buffalo bulls drinking water at Rhino Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants drinking water at Rhino Pan

 

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

(31ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP Delivery Road
  • About ten buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Pan
  • Kurula, the female leopard, resting on Chitwa Chitwa driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP open area
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary
  • Four buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan

 

Baby elephant - Louis Liversage

Baby elephant – Louis Liversage

Thursday, 21 August 2014

(27ºC)

  • Ten buffalo bulls moving west from Big Dam
  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on EP open area
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Madash Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Bushcamp East
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area

 

Friday, 22 August 2014

(22ºC)

  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on A-main
  • Twenty buffalo bulls feeding on Mamba Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Eagle Owl Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Milkberry Road
  • Moya, the female leopard, moving south from Big Dam Link South
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at EP/Manyeleti Crossing
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring South

 

Saturday, 23 August 2014

(28ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Marula Bult South
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Rhino Ring South
  • Kurula, the female leopard, moving north from Baboon Pan
  • Thandi, the female leopard, moving north from Gowrie Main

 

Buffalo bull - Louis Liversage

Buffalo bull – Louis Liversage

Sunday, 24 August 2014

(23ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on  Mamba Road
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on our Southern Boundary
  • Lamula, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill at Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing
  • Moya, the female leopard, moving east from Kuala Bear Road
  • Kurula, the female leopard, resting up a tree on Gowrie Main
  • One elephant bull feeding on Serengeti open area
  • Six buffalo bulls feeding on Kudu Drift

 

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