Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 July 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see two Styx male lions feeding on a giraffe kill on Kuala Bear Road Monday, 13 July 2015 (23ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub resting on EP driveway A breeding herd of about fifty buffalo’s feeding on EP delivery Road Tyson, the male leopard, moving north from Leeukuil Pan Five Birmingham male lions feeding on a buffalo kill and chasing... Read more...

Manager’s Report June 2015

And so we have reached the halfway mark for 2015! Hot summer days are something from the past and we are enjoying crisp winter temperatures. This month, we placed the patio heaters and burners back in the boma and we also have the blankets and hot water bottles back on the game drive vehicles. Temperatures have been dropping day by day and I think it is safe to say that we are now in the midst of... Read more...

Rangers Report June 2015

June was hands down the best month of the whole year, so far. The nightlife was amazing and we saw many different nocturnal species on game drive. The general game was also spectacular. We saw loads of zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, kudu, waterbuck and much more. Our resident hyena clan is also doing great and we’ve had some really great sightings around their den. Winter is definitely here and... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 6 to 12 July 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a female cheetah on game drive moving around on Elephant Plains’ property. Monday, 6 July 2015 (25ºC) A breeding herd of about 400 buffaloes moving east from MMM South A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Bushcamp East Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub, resting at the den inside the Manyeleti Crossing Shadow, the female... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 29 June to 05 July 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was when Anderson, the male leopard, stalked Lamula, the male leopard. Lamula was resting on a termite mount enjoying the last afternoon sun when he sensed that he was not alone. Anderson crept up almost within striking distance of Lamula, when Lamula turned his head and saw him. Very slowly he stood up and came down the mount strait towards the waiting Anderson.... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 22 June to 28 June 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard and her new 7 week old cub resting at her den north of Pungwe Island Crossing.   Monday, 22 June 2015 (24ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Robson’s boundary Four buffalo bulls feeding on Rocky Road One buffalo bull feeding on Safari/Simbambili cutline One buffalo bull feeding on Simbambili... Read more...

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