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Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby pirata » Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:05 pm

mountainview wrote:
pirata wrote:I think we should only count the ones who have pictures to prove it! :P heheheheh


It's a matter of integrity, if someone says that they saw a species which they did not then they are only fooling themselves.


The thing is that I don't know how do these animals look, and i was trying to dare someone, so they uploaded the picts... :tongue:

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Unread postby bentley » Fri Aug 03, 2007 8:20 am

:? This is not fair, I have not seen any one of the above. Over how many years has it taken to see the elusive eleven ?
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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:34 pm

On pieice of advice bentley, nothing is fair. On your next trip you could see half a dozen of them......or none.
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Unread postby bentley » Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:32 pm

Very true BB, in other words...it's the luck of the draw :wink:
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Unread postby skywalker2251 » Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:41 pm

I've seen:

African Civet
African Wild Cat
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal

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Unread postby Wild@Heart » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:55 am

So after this trip I can add serval :twisted:

What I've seen:
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Serval


hmm .. Only 3 :?

I need to go back and find the rest :lol:
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Unread postby Wild about cats » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:49 am

W@H, at least you have seen all three little felines... :wink:
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Unread postby wachinda » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:22 am

Until reading this forum had not heard of the Elusive Eleven. I have now added them on my list of must see. I have seen some but not in SANP parks

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Unread postby Jeanus » Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:51 am

Got them all - it's one of the great perks of being a jeepjocky/boatjocky/footjocky. I get to be out there all the time. I must admit though I've only had a few sightings of each over the whole 33 years (this is minus 10 aberrant years spent as an Interior designer when I could only visit) I've lived in the bush. I have had sightings of all in San parks but my most recent serval was not so I can't make you all green with envy. I do have a (probably not pure) black footed cat named Bonsai who shares my life (a pet she is not).

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Unread postby pirata » Sun Aug 12, 2007 11:22 pm

Wow.. how lucky you are!

I'll try to do my best next days... and make as many pictures I can... :wink:

I won't know what it is, but when I'll be back, I'll send it to you to help me...

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Unread postby Kingfisha » Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:42 am

Have seen all except the Porcupine.

But, how is this for a sighting? We saw the LESSER CANE RAT, in the camp at Punda Maria with the Civet on it's heels, hunting the Rat next to our safari tent!

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Unread postby Wild about cats » Thu Aug 16, 2007 11:35 am

Now thats a sighting!! :mrgreen:


African Civet
African Wild Cat
Sidestriped Jackal

I can add side-striped jackal now :D Saw it on the Lebombo Trail. Man those little dogs are adorable!!
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Unread postby Henk » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:30 pm

Without prove.
1. Caracal- outside parks
2. Porcupine - outside parks
3. Serval - Just outside P-Kop

With Prove
4. Aardvark - Outside parks
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5. Bushpig - tsitsikama
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6. Side stripe Jackal-Between PKop and Afsaal
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Unread postby Uwe » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:28 am

Henk wrote:
With Prove
4. Aardvark - Outside parks
Image


Excuse me - isn't this an ardWOLF? :hmz:
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Unread postby Uwe » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:37 am

Aardvark - Member of "Not having seen Ardvark Club" - founded together with some Brits after three complete nights out at Zambia's South Luangwa :evil:

African Civet - twice in KNP on night drives at Letaba and Maroela

African Wild Cat - Mombo Botswana once

Porcupine - South Luangwa Zambia (7 on 1 night drive!!!)

Serval - Mombo Botswana once

Sidestriped Jackal - Mombo Botswana twice
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