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Almost as good as our flying squirrel with Martial Eagle back pack. :twisted:


WTM, had a moerse laugh :wink: Indeed one of the best sightings recorded DeeBee :thumbs_up:

Im so :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Jerry Hatttrick saw a CCO swimming at the LS causeway yesterday :dance: :dance: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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:clap: :mrgreen:
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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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No sorry Spookie.

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Bush Baptist wrote:
Jerry Hatttrick saw a CCO swimming at the LS causeway yesterday :dance: :dance: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

:big_eyes: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :big_eyes:

What fantastic luck!! And great to know that they are there! :dance:


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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Boy would I love to see one of those!
:pray: :hmz:
Great sighting!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Well thats amazing... :clap: the same spot i saw the two of them just over a year ago. The causeway must be part of their territory. I was at the same spot this weekend looking out for them but no luck..


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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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I'm glad you saw them Ives, as it 'confirms' my dad's sighting, but his description was also spot on.

It is something to scan for when there now.

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Just returned from another great trip to KNP - stayed at Lower Sabie (25 - 30/7/09) in the safari tents. From our deck, we saw an otter on one of the sand banks in the middle of the river. I have video footage which I can post - if someone can tell me how to do it! Also saw one at Nkhulu picnic spot a day later which was truly special, and another sighting of CCO at LS - 3 in 3 days! Very lucky I'd say!! (Unfortunately no photos though)


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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Nice one Jane....or should I say 3! Hows that for luck!! Bit of an otter-magnet you are :D Simply stunning animals.


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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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The Nkhulu sighting was quite interesting because a heron had just caught a fish when we noticed a commotion in the water - only to realise that it was an otter trying to snatch the fish from the heron. The heron had to fly away with its breakfastto escape the CCO!! :clap: Quite nice because there was a tourist standing next to us who also witnessed it. Am always happy when visitors see something different/special in our KNP! :lol:


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Jane wrote:
I have video footage which I can post - if someone can tell me how to do it!



Hi Jane!!! :D You DO need a hosting site...like tinypics that you are a MEMBER of....upload your video to that site and then copy the code...paste here and highlight the code. Then click on VIDEO and preview to make sure it worked..then SUBMIT!!! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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Theyre reputed to be quite fiesty animals ....Thats a bit of a tussle that.....the heron-bill spear vs the otters set of razor-gnashers!! If otters had wings , he would have been after him :lol:


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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I envy all those who were lucky enough to spot these fabulous animals! Never looked for one in the KNP? :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Cape clawless otter
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They seem to be quite playful - he/she acknowledged defeat and swam off happily downstream. Maybe it was the same one that we met later on at LS!! Haha.

PS: The tourist ran back to his friends and told them he had just witnessed a kill! :huh:


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