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 Post subject: Re: Wild Dogs
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:47 pm 
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Every wild dog sighting is special - lovely :cam:


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 Post subject: Wild dog
Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:29 pm 
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Hi,
Near Skukuza, september 2011

Punda Maria, 11,12 september 2013
Shingwedzi, 13, 14, 15 september 2013
Satara, 16, 17 september 2013
Skukuza, 18, 19, 20 september 2013
Olifants, 21, 22, 23 september 2013
Berg-en-Dal, 24, 25 september 2013
Skukuza, 26, 27 september 2013


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 Post subject: Re: Wild dog
Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:45 am 
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:mrgreen: Pascal Brunner, thank you for sharing these lovely pics. (Even the young ones.) :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Wild dog
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WOW Pascal!! What a lovely sighting!! I am jealous! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I have not yet seen the wild dogs of Kruger, will be heading there in November this year and I am REALLY hoping to see some! :pray:


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 Post subject: Wild Dogs
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I don't see a link for this animal, so I though that I would start one. we've seen them 4 times now in Kruger. These photos were taken at Leeupan off the H1-2.

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
Unread postPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:57 pm 
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Our experience with wild dogs:

Kruger Park - South Africa - 15 september 2012

A rainy morning, around 9 am. We're driving on the 'Circle Road' near Pretoriuskop.

On the road ahead, we see an unexpected animal. It appears to be a domestic dog, complete with collar and leash around his neck.
He probably strayed away from a village close to the border of the Krugerpark and must have gotten lost; he's running around aimlessly.

Suddenly we notice a group of 'Wild Dogs' walking high up between the rocks. They spotted the little domestic dog as well and climb down towards the road.
Fearing the worst for the little dog, we could do nothing but watch the violent confrontation happen in front of our car.
The three Wild Dogs attack and they engage in a wild and unfair fight, chasing the defenseless dog into the high grass.

The little dog gives everything he's got: he bites, growls, barks, bares his teeth...

Just when we're thinking the little animal must be getting devoured in the bushes, something even more unexpected happens:
the three big dogs give up their fight and flee away, tail between their legs.

After his surprising victory we see the domestic dog one last time. Limping slightly on his rear leg, he disappears along the road.


http://youtu.be/j7wM7rvE4kU


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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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What a strange and once in a lifetime experience Selamat. It is strange and peculiar due to the fact that wild dogs actually even kill single dogs that is in their territory and this pet made it out alive :hmz: amazing pics and a big WOW!

I'm just putting the link up so the other mites can view it directly:

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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Location: South Africa, Mpumalanga, Middelburg....289km from KNP!!!
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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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Wild Dog Pups devouring the remnants on the H11...
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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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:dance: Gunner :mrgreen: Hope to see some in May. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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Few images of our wonderful sighting in April 2014. Our best photographic sighting ever :dance: :dance:

Please look at my TR for more wonderful Wild Dog images..

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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:clap: and WOW, Jan van Wyk !

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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Lovely pics Jan!

Still looking for latest news on dens so I can check them out in July!

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 Post subject: Re: African Wild Dog
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Absolutely amazing photos!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Well done and thank you for sharing!! :gflower:

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:thumbs_up: Great shots Jan :clap: :clap:

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