Elephant Plains Game Lodge

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...

Big 5 Sightings 30 June to 06 July 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two male cheetahs hunting impalas on Rampan open area.   Monday, 30 June 2014 (26ºC)  Karula’s two male cubs playing on Wessels/Little Gowrie cutline Salayexe, the female leopard, hunting and killing an impala east of Rhino Pan Road Two buffalo bulls feeding on Puff adder View Point   Tuesday, 1 July 2014 (27ºC)  Salayexe, the female leopard, resting east...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of ten wild dogs playing with a buffalo bull on Sixes Road.   Monday, 23 June 2014 (25ºC) One buffalo bull feeding on Pungwe Island Six buffalo bulls feeding on Robsons Boundary Nsele, the female leopard, resting at Rhino Pan A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Bushcamp Pan Two buffalo bulls feeding at Shirley`s...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 23 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah feeding on a waterbuck kill on Treehouse Pan open area. Monday, 16 June 2014 (23ºC)  A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Rhino Ring East Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water on EP open area Two buffalo bulls feeding on Eastern Bank Manyeleti One buffalo bull feeding on Kudu Drift The Styx lion pride resting...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two male lions of the Matimba coalition marking their territory.   Monday, 09 June 2014 (24ºC)  The Styx lion pride still feeding on the buffalo kill on Little Gowrie driveway One buffalo bull feeding on Safari driveway Two Selati male lions resting on Sawmill Road Two elephant bulls feeding around Poacher’s Corner Anderson, the male leopard, feeding on an...

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