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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
Unread postPosted: Thu May 30, 2013 4:39 am 
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Absolutely superb sighting :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

love the first :cam: my, what big teeth you've got :big_eyes:

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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Anne-Marie the best ever Caracla sighting girl :mrgreen: :clap: :dance:

I've had 3 sightings in 18 months in KNP. Different spots though...
1 on H3 about 10km N of Afsaal
1 just outside Olifants on S92
and 1 on the same trip on the H14

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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I'm still dreaming of my first encounter with this cat...
Do you have any pics Heksie?

ann-marie, you definetely hit the Jackpot :dance: :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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:thumbs_up: right flying cheetah... and I still can't believe to my luck... what a day :k

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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flying cheetah wrote:
I'm still dreaming of my first encounter with this cat...
Do you have any pics Heksie?

ann-marie, you definetely hit the Jackpot :dance: :dance: :dance:


Yes FC :D
Will post one this weekend
I only have pics for one sighting (with the other sightings the moments were too BIG hahaha)

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What a great sighting anne-marie !! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I think it is almost the only species I have never seen with my own eyes and very high on my wishlist

Beautiful pics and just for yourself almost.... think your heart was pounding for some time...and think you were sitting there with a BIG smile on your face :clap: :clap: :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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Aat... more than a big smile :dance: :dance: :dance:
a sighting for the life :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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Wonderful sighting A-M. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: A caracal sightings is always rare enough that just to see it is a great thrill. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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Saw my 5th Kruger caracal on 11 July this year at around 6:30. Sighting was on the S100. It killed a guineafowl right in front of our car. This was the second time I've witnessed a caracal kill in Kruger!

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Sorry for the poor quality. The images are snap shots from my camcorder. (My wife decided to sleep in, and I had to choose between my camera and camcorder.) Needless to say she was green with envy when I showed her the shots!

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 Post subject: Re: Caracal
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5 Caracals and 2 kills in Kruger, that's just fantastic :dance: :dance: :dance:
Did you see them all in the early morning or late afternoon or also during the day? And may I ask what was the second kill?
I know I'm very curious but these cats get me very excited :D

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wow nice :dance: :clap:
poor Guinea Fowl... not a lot in the park :?

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Wow how amazing!!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Here is one of my kiekies on the H14 at about 11:00 in the morning

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My other 2 sightings was one at 14:00 near Olifants and one about 10:00 near Afsaal. So my times varies a lot and no early sightings for me. FC they are the most beautiful cat in the PArk I believe :thumbs_up:

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GREAT Heksie...... :dance: :dance: :dance:

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you are right, the most beautiful mid size cat :dance:
and in Kruger, more difficult to watch :clap:

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