Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 25 to 31 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard, resting with Moya, the female leopard’s cub west of Big Dam.

 

Lamula, the male leopard, and his son- Jonathan Vogel

Lamula, the male leopard, and his son- Jonathan Vogel

Monday, 25 August 2014

(22ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rocky Road
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, resting with her cub south of Ingwe Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on 16th Crossing
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving east from Zebra Drive
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving east from EP driveway
  • Six buffalo bulls resting at Rhino Pan
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Road 7
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Safari driveway
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Simbambili Dam

 

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

(26ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Horseshoe open area
  • Two buffalo bulls feeding on Marula Bult
  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding at Serengeti open area
  • Bahuti, the male leopard, resting west of Chitwa airstrip
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Gowrie Main

 

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

(26ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from Rhulani Road
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Horseshoe West
  • Ten buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Seepline Road

 

Buffalo bull - Jonathan Vogel

Buffalo bull – Jonathan Vogel

Thursday, 28 August 2014

(28ºC)

  • Ten buffalo bulls feeding at Serengeti Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on A-main
  • Twenty buffalo bulls feeding at Serengeti Pan
  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving east from Big Dam
  • Three buffalo bulls feeding at Bushcamp Pan

 

Friday, 29 August 2014

(24ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about forty elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary
  • About ten buffalo bulls feeding on Rhino Ring South
  • Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Mamba Road
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Kudu Drift

Saturday, 30 August 2014

(22ºC)

  • One female cheetah and two cubs hunting steenbuck on Gowrie Main
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving east from Pungwe Pan
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Bushcamp Pan
  • The Breakaway lion pride resting at Nyati Road

 

Hippo cow yawning - Jonathan Vogel

Hippo cow yawning – Jonathan Vogel

Sunday, 31 August 2014

(28ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Hawk Eagle Road
  • Lamula, the male leopard, resting with Moya, the female leopard’s cub west of Big Dam
  • One female cheetah and her two cubs resting on Kaalkol open area
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area
  • A breeding herd of about 400 buffalos feeding on Chitwa Chitwa airstrip

 

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