Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Rangers Report August 2016

One of the things that I have learned in my time in the African bush is that things are constantly changing. The season is again changing and one can see this when going out on game drive. The knob thorn trees are the first to get their flowers and are now covered in their yellow pollen balls. It is spectacular to see all the yellow flowers on the trees and this is a great reminder that spring is... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 10 to 16 October 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard, getting chased up a tree by three wild dogs at Big Dam Monday, 10 October 2016 (32ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, moving east from EP airstrip Five lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam A breeding herd of about ten elephant feeding on Ximungwe Road Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on Jerry... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 03 to 09 October 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard and her daughter Tiyani, feeding on a grey duiker kill along with Anderson, the male leopard, that stole their kill around the Rocks on Rhino Ring East Monday, 3 October 2016 (25ºC) One elephant bull feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline Five members from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam A breeding herd of about ten... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 26 September to 02 October 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Thandi, the female leopard, with her two cubs feeding on their impala kill on Gowrie Main. Monday, 26 September 2016 (29ºC) Three wild dogs moving east from EP Airstrip Salayexe the female leopard moving east on Madash Road A breeding herd of about Fifty buffalo feeding on Hyena Den road   Tuesday,27 September 2016 (35ºC) A breeding herd of... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 26 September 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see five members of the Tsalala lion pride resting at Our Fathers Crossing Monday,19 September 2016 (24ºC) A small herd of about ten elephants drinking water at Rhino Pan Salayexe the female leopard moving south from RamPan Another breeding herd of twenty elephants feeding at Shirley’s crossing Two buffalo bulls resting at Phungwe Open... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 September 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard mating with Anderson, the male leopard. Monday, 12 September 2016 (32ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting on A-main Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on A-main Road Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Bushcamp East Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on... Read more...

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