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 Post subject: Large spotted Genet
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 9:34 am 
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This Genet kitten was walking around the Pafuri picnic spot on January 26 2007. The attendant at the picnic spot was not sure if the mother was in the area. The little one was walking around calling and overall looked a little weak.

As far as I can remember it was not there the next day when we stopped for breakfast during the birding day.

This is my first Genet sighting

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Awwwww. Ag shame, man. That's one lovely kitten, Francois ! :D

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Lovely!
A small Large spotted Genet :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Large spotted Genet
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Lovely pics, francois, I do hope mum came and took it home


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Nice pics, Cois!

Large spotted genet can be distinguished from the small spotted genet by the tail ending in a black, not white tip.


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Sad, but you are so lucky to have seen it up close.
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wildtuinman wrote:
Nice pics, Cois!

Large spotted genet can be distinguished from the small spotted genet by the tail ending in a black, not white tip.


Also the white around the mouth is a give away
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These guys I believe are huge problems in the Eastern Cape. On my aunt's farm they kill at least one of her chickens every month.


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We were lucky to be visited every night at Tamboti. He didnt have any fear of humans and came right up to our deck to our chairs where we were sitting. :shock: I thought at first that he was after the insects, and there was allot, but he showed no interest in them. He was interested in what was in our plates. He left after a while when he realized that we were not going to feed him. This happened every night when were braaing.


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 Post subject: Re: Large spotted Genet
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We have been living in Amanzimtoti on the KZN South Coast for 20 years.

Can you imagine my surprise when I saw a Large Spotted Genet slink along our low boundary wall adjoining a large park? It was unmistakable, the black and white striped tail a dead giveaway...

First of all, I did not know that they actually occur in residential areas.
Secondly, they are usually nocturnal - what caused it to blow it's cover?

I would appreciate some possible answers on this.

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 Post subject: Re: Large spotted Genet
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Spotted this genet on the board walk of a safari tent in Punda Maria.
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This little one was a visitor at Mopani at night in Feb.

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 Post subject: Re: Large spotted Genet
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Excellent pics, Elsa. In which bungalow your were staying?


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