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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby lion queen » Fri May 11, 2012 3:29 pm

Salamanda when Aat confirmed this afternoon I was over the moon!!!

Had a private little dance routine here at the office................ :redface: :redface:
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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri May 11, 2012 3:30 pm

thank you for these magnificent pictures of magnificent Ellies :clap:
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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby salamanda » Fri May 11, 2012 4:48 pm

lion queen wrote:Salamanda when Aat confirmed this afternoon I was over the moon!!!

Had a private little dance routine here at the office................ :redface: :redface:



Quite right too!

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Aat » Tue May 15, 2012 2:43 pm

I think I will visit some tuskermites myself to bring the ID message.... lady tuskermites over the moon...drinking champagne and dancing........ :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

Next to tusker whisperer becoming a lady tuskermite whisperer.... :k :gflower:
(for the others.... a nice bottle of tusker beer will do) :tongue: :tongue:


salamanda wrote:
lion queen wrote:Salamanda when Aat confirmed this afternoon I was over the moon!!!

Had a private little dance routine here at the office................ :redface: :redface:



Quite right too!

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby lion queen » Tue May 15, 2012 3:12 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Aat, I'll have to find out how and where to buy this bear..............tea being my main consumption!!!!

All due to your outstanding and very hard work!!!....... :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby salamanda » Tue May 15, 2012 3:18 pm

Aat wrote:I think I will visit some tuskermites myself to bring the ID message.... lady tuskermites over the moon...drinking champagne and dancing........ :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

Next to tusker whisperer becoming a lady tuskermite whisperer.... :k :gflower:
(for the others.... a nice bottle of tusker beer will do) :tongue: :tongue:




:lol: Aat! Maybe I should leave you a Tusker on LQ's behalf buried somewhere in Mopani! :w:

Have your PDFs changed since last year? Do I need to download again?

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Aat » Wed May 16, 2012 2:58 pm

salamanda,
PDF's haven't been changed. I hope I will find some time for it soon. My daily work and traveltime do consume much time , my lovely wife Elly has a small backlog with things to do in and around the house, so no much time is left for writing stories and IDíng tuskers etc....



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Aat wrote:I think I will visit some tuskermites myself to bring the ID message.... lady tuskermites over the moon...drinking champagne and dancing........ :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

Next to tusker whisperer becoming a lady tuskermite whisperer.... :k :gflower:
(for the others.... a nice bottle of tusker beer will do) :tongue: :tongue:




:lol: Aat! Maybe I should leave you a Tusker on LQ's behalf buried somewhere in Mopani! :w:

Have your PDFs changed since last year? Do I need to download again?

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby salamanda » Wed May 16, 2012 3:15 pm

:thumbs_up: Aat!

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby 100ponder » Sun May 20, 2012 1:50 pm

Another big tusker from Tembe :-

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Pumbaa » Wed May 30, 2012 9:17 pm

We found this guy on 15.02.12 on the S29 - Maybe not one with the longest tusks but at least for me his tusks do look promising :thumbs_up:

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Roan » Wed May 30, 2012 10:09 pm

A truly magnificent animal Pumbaa! :thumbs_up:
In the first photo the elephant actually reminds me of a picture of Dzombo, one of the original Magnificent 7
Nice pics! :clap:
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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby fee » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:33 pm

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Can you tell me if this is considered a big tusker. Came across him on the S29 in April.

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Aat » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:30 pm

Pumbaa,
Sorry for a bit late reply...but time time... :redface: :redface:

I received the pictures and to my opinion this is Zambhala. Can see the notch / little piece of loose skin at his right ear.

Thanks for sending !
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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby Aat » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:32 pm

fee,
I can't ID him by this picture , don't know if you have more pictures like frontal ones ?
I don;t like guessing who it might have been.


Can you tell me if this is considered a big tusker. Came across him on the S29 in April.

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Re: Big Tuskers

Unread postby salamanda » Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:33 pm

Hi Aat, we saw this tusker at Mooiplaas waterhole on three different occasions whilst up at Mopani. I think it is Ngotso?



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