Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 December 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see sixteen wild dogs moving east from Shirley’s open area Monday, 1 December 2014 (28ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving west from EP driveway One buffalo bull resting at Gaby’s Crossing One Nkuhuma male lion still feeding on his buffalo kill at Simbambili Dam One elephant bull feeding on Zebra Drive Another elephant bull feeding on Seepline Another...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 November 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma male lion feasting on an adult buffalo cow at Simbambili Dam Monday, 24 November 2014 (36ºC, 19mm rain) Thandi, the female leopard, and her two cubs feeding on an impala kill on Gowrie Main Ten buffalo bulls moving north from Gowrie Main Five lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride, at Treehouse Pan Five Birmingham male lions hunting and killing a juvenile buffalo on...

All you need to know about sunscreen

Most of us enjoy lying in the sun in order to achieve that nice, tanned look. We should, however, be aware of the damage sunbathing can cause. Your skin type is an important factor in determining the extent of skin damage you are prone to experience. People with fair skin are more vulnerable to the negative effects of the sun. Darker skin types can also be damaged, but to a lesser extent. Our skin goes darker when...

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 November 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one of the Matimba male lions mating with a young lioness at Anette’s Dam Monday, 17 November 2014 (28ºC) A breeding herd of about 20 elephants feeding on Safron Road Four Birmingham male lions resting on the western side of Madash Road A breeding herd of about 300 buffaloes feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline Kwatile, the female leopard, resting on Waps open...

Big 5 Sightings 10 November to 16 November 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four Birmingham male lions scent marking at Serengeti open area. Monday, 10 November 2014 (35ºC, 16mm) One buffalo bull resting at Kraaines Pan Four buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan Bahuti, the male leopard, feeding on a bushbuck kill east of Cheetah Plains driveway A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Safari airstrip One buffalo bull feeding on Gowrie...

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