Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 01 to 07 April 2013

The Big 5 highlight of the week was seeing seventeen wild dogs hunting impalas on Guarri central!

 

Wild dogs Resting - Dawie Jacobs

Wild Dogs - Dawie Jacobs

Monday, 1 April 2013

(29ºC)

  • Breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding and drinking water at Red Dam
  • Salayexe, the female leopard, hunting impalas on Josie’s Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Marula Bult Road

 

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

(31ºC)

  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, moving west on Marula Bult Central
  • One buffalo bull resting in Shirley’s Crossing
  • Seventeen wild dogs hunting and killing two impalas on Guarri Central
  • Breeding herd of about forty elephants moving east from One Eye Pan
  • Shadow, the female leopard and her two cubs, moving north on 2nd Windmill Road
  • One buffalo bull resting in the water at Leeukuil

 

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

(25ºC and 49 mm of rain)

  • Seventeen wild dogs resting on Zebra Drive
  • One buffalo bull resting on Kudu Drift
  • Tingana, the male leopard, moving west on A-main
  • Kwatile, the female leopard, drinking water at Buff Pan
  • One elephant bull feeding on Impala Road

 

Buffalo Bull - Dawie Jacobs

Buffalo Bull - Dawie Jacobs

Thursday, 4 April 2013

(23ºC and 1 mm of rain)

  • Three elephant bulls feeding on Safari / Simbambili cutline
  • One elephant bull feeding on Wetpatch Road
  • One elephant bull feeding on Seepline Road
  • One Nkuhuma male lion moving west from Safari airstrip
  • One buffalo bull feeding on Wetpatch Road

 

Friday, 5 April 2013

(25ºC)

  • One buffalo bull feeding on Sixes Road
  • One Nkuhuma male lion moving north from EP open area
  • Xivambalana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill up in a tree, with an unknown male leopard resting close by on little Gowrie / Hoffman’s cutline
  • One elephant bull feeding on Robson’s boundary
  • One buffalo bull feeding on EP open area

 

Kwatile, the female leopard - Dawie Jacobs

Kwatile, the female leopard - Dawie Jacobs

Saturday, 6 April 2013

(27ºC)

  • Moya, the female leopard, walking east on A-main
  • Three elephant bulls feeding on Robson’s Boundary
  • Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub, playing on Shortcut to Wetpatch
  • Breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Sawmill Road
  • One buffalo bull feeding on EP open area

 

Sunday, 7 April 2013

(29ºC)

  • Lamula, the male leopard, moving west on Londoz Boundary
  • One buffalo bull resting in Serengeti / Manyeleti Crossing
  • One buffalo bull resting in Land Cruiser Crossing
  • Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on a kudu kill west of Simbambili Dam

 

 

 

 

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