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Re: White Lion cub

Unread postby yoda » Tue Jul 15, 2014 4:58 pm

And another reason to do the S100, S42, H6 loop in December. :cam:

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby kallis1786 » Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:09 am

Hi everyone.

Just thought I would let you all know that a White Lion Cub has been sighted today again on the S100. :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Thebi » Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:22 pm

Saw a white lion (male and very white) twice in 1992 about 20 km north of Lower Sabie.

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White lion cub near Satara

Unread postby PietSkiet » Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:53 am

I have now seen 3 postings on the Latest Kruger Sightings app of a white lion cub in the Satara area. :shock: :shock:
Two of them were on the S100 and one on the S41 between the S100 and H6. So all three sightings has been in the same area.
Is there any forumites that knows anything about this cub?
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Hippotragus » Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:44 pm

I saw 4 lionesses and 16 cubs of varying ages on S100 this morning. One of the cubs was a white cub.
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:19 am

This is a pic taken by ruthp's daughter of a white cub seen on the S100 on the 7th Feb this year.

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby spargish » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:46 am

another white cub :dance: :dance:

Seems as if the gene is alive an well with a Lion/Lioness in the Sweni area
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby bondm » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:48 am

Hi,

Saw this male lion in a pride of 5 from the H1-4, just south of the junction with the S127 (Timbavati picnic site turn-off) in late November 2014. Not sure if it qualifies as a white lion, but it was certainly very light coloured compared to the remainder of the pride.

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Sorry about the poor quality images but it was late morning on a hot and sunny day - not ideal for photography. The photographs are of the same 2 lions from the pride.

The lions themselves were looking for a spot in the shade and eventually settled under some bushes and were then virtually invisible from the road.

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby gatita » Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:17 pm

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:23 pm

An exquisite thread with magnificent pics. One of our great wishes would be to see a white lion of any size in Kruger. :pray: :pray:
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Tue May 12, 2015 4:37 pm

Hi All,

What a great thread. When in KNP over the last two weeks of April we managed to see the white lion cubs in the Satara area. There are two cubs, one male and one female. We were lucky enough to spend some time with them over two days. I'll try and upload some pictures once downloaded.

I nicknamed the youngest Snowflake, but that didn't get much recognition from the rest of our travelling party.

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby manicwalker » Wed May 13, 2015 4:31 am

Riaanf31,
Look forward to seeing your photos! :thumbs_up:

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Wed May 13, 2015 9:47 pm

My first ever pics on to Forum so let's hope this works.

His name is Snowflake

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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu May 14, 2015 12:17 am

:thumbs_up:

Great seeing another white cub. Let's hope they survive!
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Re: The white lions of Kruger

Unread postby Elsa » Thu May 14, 2015 9:44 am

Wonderful sighting Riaan!
Thanks for sharing the pics! :thumbs_up:
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