Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 September 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see three Majingi male lions feeding on a buffalo kill on Seepline.   Monday, 8 September 2014 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding at Shirley’s open area Tingana, the male leopard, still feeding on his impala kill on Jerry Drive A breeding herd of about 200 buffalos feeding on Mutzenzeleke Road A pack of about ten wild dogs moving north from Rhino...

Manager’s Report August 2014

Wild Photo of the Month This month it rained… thunderstorms of leaves every day! We are very fortunate to have a lot of lovely trees around the lodge, providing us with loads of shade. One thing that Mother Nature takes care of is trees, shedding their leaves to ensure brand new attires for summer time. Each morning we were greeted by carpets of yellow, orange and brown as the trees were losing the last of...

Rangers Report August 2014

August is the month where we start seeing changes in the bush and the weather. There is a definite change in the weather, as we had a few very hot days that went up into the mid thirties. This month was full of excitement, new adventures and so much more. We are sad to report that the wild dog pack that denned in our area has moved the little pups to a new den site, out of our traversing area. We still see the...

Big 5 Sightings 25 to 31 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard, resting with Moya, the female leopard’s cub west of Big Dam.   Monday, 25 August 2014 (22ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rocky Road Kwatile, the female leopard, resting with her cub south of Ingwe Pan Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on 16th Crossing Tingana, the male leopard, moving east from...

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill at Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing.   Monday, 18 August 2014 (28ºC) Kwatile, the female leopard, resting with her cub on our Southern Boundary Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on his impala kill on Seepline Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area Four buffalo bulls resting at 2nd Windmill...

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