Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 February 2017

The highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah resting on Safari airstrip

 

Male cheetah – Louis Liversage

Monday, 6 February 2017
(36ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on EP driveway
  • Two Tsalala lionesses resting on EP open area
  • Anderson, the male leopard, moving west from EP airstrip
  • Karula, the female leopards two cubs resting at Baboon Pan
  • One lionesses from the Styx pride resting with two cubs and one Birmingham male lion at Mhisi Mati
  • Five buffalo bulls feeding east at Mhisi Mati
  • Tingana, the male leopard, resting at Knobthorn Pan

 

Tuesday, 7 February 2017
(33ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, moving south from Eastern Bank Manyeleti
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on EP driveway
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on EP open area
  • Two Matimba male lions resting on Guarri Central Road
  • Two Tsalala lionesses resting on EP open area
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult Road

 

Wednesday, 8 February 2017
(37ºC)

  • Tiyani, the female leopard, still feeding on her impala kill on EP driveway
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Shirley’s Crossing
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Grizzly Bear Crossing
  • Five lions of the Tsalala pride resting at 2nd Windmill Pan
  • Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Marula Bult Central
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on 16th Crossing Road

Majingi male lions – Louis Liversage

 

Thursday, 9 February 2017
(36ºC)

  • One elephant bull feeding on EP driveway
  • Three elephant bulls feeding on EP open area
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on EP driveway
  • Five lions of the Tsalala pride feeding on a waterbuck kill on 15th Corssing Road
  • Three Majingi male lions resting on A-main Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on Seepline Road
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on a grey duiker kill on Rhino Ring West
  • One elephant bull feeding close to Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing
  • Five buffalo bulls resting in the mud at Baboon Pan

 

Friday, 10 February 2017

(36ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard, still feeding on the grey duiker kill on Rhino Ring West
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main Road
  • Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Broken Dam
  • Five lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride with six cubs resting at One Eye Pan
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, moving south from Ntoma Crossing
  • Two buffalo bulls resting on Pungwe Island

 

Saturday, 11 February 2017

(36ºC)

  • Five lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride with six cubs resting at One Eye Pan
  • Five lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam
  • Tiyani, the female leopard, resting at Pungwe Pan
  • One male cheetah resting at Safari airstrip
  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on A-main

Elephant bull – Louis Liversage

 

Sunday, 12 February 2017

(40ºC)

  • A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • Five lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam
  • A pack of about fifteen wild dogs moving north from Our Southern Boundary
  • A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main
  • Tandi, the female leopard, feeding with her cub on a juvenile waterbuck kill on Chitwa open area
  • Karula, the female leopard, moving west with her two cubs on Gowrie Main
  • One male cheetah moving east on Safari airstrip
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