Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Rangers Report July 2014

Those of you, who joined us on safari this month, will certainly agree when I say that the game viewing was phenomenal! Just having passed the halfway mark for 2014, the big question on all our minds are: what other great sightings will be waiting for us as the year moves forward? We opened the wild dog den this month for the first time and what a treat this turned out to be. The little pups started coming out of...

Big 5 Sightings 04 to 10 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a big male cheetah marking his territory the one morning   Monday, 04 August 2014 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, with an impala kill south of 16th Crossing A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water on Simbambili open area The Styx lion pride resting on Wessels/Little Gowrie cutline One of Kurula, the female leopard’s cubs, feeding on an impala...

Big 5 Sightings 28 July to 03 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Breakaway lion pride and three Majingi male lions feasting on a buffalo kill on Rhino Ring South Monday, 28 July 2014 (25ºC) The Breakaway lion pride, accompanied by three Majingilane male lions, feeding on a buffalo kill on Rhino Ring South Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on Zimba Bridge Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Marula Bult Road A...

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...

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