Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Manager’s Report March 2015

Wild Photo of the Month We are already through the first quarter or the year and the days just keep coming. March is the month where you first notice the season changing and with the low rainfall we had, the bush is already transforming to its winter appearance. Slowly the grass is turning a light brown shade and the trees are shedding a little more leaves every day. With the grass drying out in... Read more...

Rangers Report March 2015

Once again it was just outstanding and brilliant to be out in the bush this past month. The nightlife was excellent and we were very fortunate to see a lot of porcupines, genets, civets and even a few honey badgers. We also had wonderful sightings of giraffes, zebras, wildebeest and loads of general game. A pack of wild dogs were very generous to us, as we had them hunting and moving through our... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard, taking an impala kill into a tree and feeding on it at Wetpatch open area. Monday, 6 April 2015 (27ºC) Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Central Road Shadow, the female leopard, and her cub, feeding on a grey duiker kill on Central Road Five buffalo bulls resting at Big Dam One elephant bull moving west from Big... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 30 March 2015 to 05 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard, resting with her cub at Safari Donga South. Monday, 30 March 2015 (29ºC) Shadow, the female leopard, her cub, and Tingana, the male leopard, on an impala kill on Parallel Road Salayexe, the female leopard, resting on EP airstrip A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Parallel Road One buffalo bull resting at... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 March 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah, feeding on a duiker kill on Airport Link Road.   Monday, 23 March 2015 (33ºC) The Breakaway lion pride resting with two Majingi male lions at Big Dam Link South Nsele, the female leopard, feeding with one of her cubs on a kudu kill west of Old Hyena Den Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants moving north from Red Dam One... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 March 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, in a tree with an Aardvark kill on Central Road Monday, 16 March 2015 (35ºC) Two Matimba male lions, resting on Lucas open area Nsele, the female leopard, resting on Robson’s boundary Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an Aardvark kill on Central Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Track South One... Read more...

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