Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 sightings 21 to 27 July 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two Styx female lions with their three cubs feeding on a kudu kill on One Eye Pan Road Monday, 21 July 2014 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, chased up a tree by eight wild dogs on Ximungwe Road Eight wild dogs feeding on four kills on Ximungwe Road A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants chasing eight wild dogs and four hyenas on Ximungwe Road Six buffalo bulls...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 21 July 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see six wild dog puppies outside of the den on Rocky Road.   Monday, 14 July 2014 (20ºC) Four Majingi male lions resting on Guarri Central The Styx lion pride resting on Seepline One buffalo bull moving east from Big Dam Link South Three buffalo bulls feeding at Shirley’s Crossing Salayexe, the female leopard, mating with Tingana, the male leopard, on Simbambili...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 July 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the wild dog pups for the first time. We have been spending some time around the den this past week and one morning, the pups just popped their little heads out the entrance of the den to greet us. What an amazing sighting! Monday, 7 July 2014 (17ºC) Lamula and Tingana, the male leopards, having a standoff west of Big Dam Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala...

Manager’s Report June 2014

Wild photo of the month We are now over the halfway mark of 2014 and it is unreal that we will be meeting 2015 in only 6 months! June was a mystical month with amazing sightings and some unexpected excitement as well! We had a pack of wild dogs in our area again. We had some outstanding wild dog sightings and even saw them on the open area one morning during breakfast. As if this was not enough excitement, one...

Rangers Report June 2014

Magical! This is the only word to describe this great month! On game drive, we had another jam packed month, full of action from start to finish. Let’s start with the game viewing first. I will go as far to say that this month’s game viewing was the best this year. The night life was just great as we saw loads of honey badgers, porcupine, civet, genet, jackals and also had great hyena sightings. It looks like...

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