Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 20 April to 26 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see 11 Breakaway lions drinking water at Simbambili Dam   Monday, 2015 (28ºC) Breakaway lion pride resting on Safari airstrip Two Matimba male lions resting at Ingwe Mati Kwatile, the female leopard, moving south from A-main One elephant bull feeding on A-main Two elephant bulls feeding at Rampan Dam   Tuesday, 2015 (23ºC) Five young Breakaway... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 April 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Half Tail wild dog pack moving and hunting in our area. The Half Tail pack is a pack of thirteen wild dogs and this is also the pack that denned in our area last year. Monday, 13 April 2015 (28ºC) A pack of about thirteen wild dogs resting on Wetpatch Road Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill at Nyala Crossing A breeding herd of... Read more...

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...

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