Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Rangers Report December 2016

Sadly, we have reached the end of yet another spectacular year. It is hard to believe that this will be my last report for the year 2016. Looking back at this year, one is so grateful for all the people we have met and also the great friendships that followed. Back to the sightings, I think we saved the best month for last, as our sightings was just out of this world! It feels like the bush... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 February 2017

The highlight of the week was to see one male cheetah resting on Safari airstrip   Monday, 6 February 2017 (36ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting up in a tree on EP driveway Two Tsalala lionesses resting on EP open area Anderson, the male leopard, moving west from EP airstrip Karula, the female leopards two cubs resting at Baboon Pan One lionesses from the Styx pride resting with two... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 30 January to 05 February 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pack of fourteen wild dogs moving east from Magic Willy open area   Monday, 30 January 2017 (33ºC) Tingana, the male leopard, moving west from Chitwa Dam A pack of about fifteen wild dogs moving west from Southern Fork A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on EP open area Another breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Gowrie... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 29 January 2017

The highlight of the week was to see a pack of about sixteen wild dogs hunting and killing an impala on Mabuza Road Monday, 23 January 2017 (35ºC) Two buffalo bulls resting at Kraaines Pan Five lions from the Tsalala pride resting on A-main Two elephant bulls feeding on Seepline Road Three wild dogs resting on MMM South A breeding herd of about forty buffaloes feeding at Simbambili Dam A... Read more...

Big 5 Weekly Sightings 16 – 22 January 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the pack of three wild dogs in our area Monday, 16 January 2017 (27ºC, 40mm) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at Big Dam Three Majingi male lions still feeding on the buffalo kill on Serengeti open area Four members of the Tsalala lion pride resting on Bushcamp West Salayexe, the female leopard feeding on a juvenile impala kill... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 January 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Kurula, the female leopard and her two cubs playing on a termite mound and around our vehicle Monday, 9 January 2017 (28ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard, still feeding on her impala kill on Madash Road A breeding herd of about thirty buffaloes feeding on Horseshoe East Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Saseka Road Two adult... Read more...

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