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Ecosse's KNP Trip Report: 20-24 September 2006

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Ecosse's KNP Trip Report: 20-24 September 2006

Unread postby MarkWildDog » Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:36 am

Hey Forumites.
Ecosse will be in the park tomorrow. Can't wait for the first sms :!: :mrgreen:

He will be staying at:
20 September: Shingwedzi
21 September: Shingwedzi
22 September: Skukuza
23 September: Pretoriuskop
24 September: Leaving the Park :(

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:40 pm

Just Received a sms from Ecosse:
Bull Elephant H14 @ Nandzana. Breeding Herd of 25 - Letaba River crossing on H14. Regards Ecosse - En route Phalaborwa 2 Shingwedzi


2 Elephant Herds - Great Start :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:42 pm

Received a sms from Ecosse:
Kanniedood Dam - 3 Hippo's, Crocs on eat bank every 200 metres. Also small breeding herd of Elephant. Regards Ecosse. PS: Croc just taken Vervet Monkey on east bank.


A Croc caught a Vervet :shock: :!:

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Thu Sep 21, 2006 2:38 pm

SMS From Ecosse this Morning:
Shingwedzi to Punda Maria: Occasional lone bull Elephants also a herd of bachelor Buffalo 10km's out of Shingwedzi but generally dissapointing. Cheers Ecosse.

He is Lucky just to be there :mrgreen: 2 of the Big 5 - He's getting there :!:

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:07 am

SMS From Ecosse Last Night:
Shingwedzi, Red Rocks area again dissapointing. Occasional young bull Elephant, maybe due 2 the fact that rain rain hasn't come yet. At camp plenty Baboon activity. Ecosse


And another one Last Night:
Would appear Kanniedood Dam best spot with Crocs, plenty Hippo & Elephant. Crocs sit on west bank @ dawn & east bank @ dusk 4 warmth. Off 2 Skukuza tom!


Im sure he'll see more game down south :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sat Sep 23, 2006 11:01 am

SMS from Ecosse last night:
Lake Panic @ Skukuza the place 2 b. Hippo, 12 crocs, 5 herons, jacanas, kingfishers also bushbuck. Regards Ecosse.

It really is stunning at Lake Panic :D

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sat Sep 23, 2006 5:33 pm

SMS From Ecosse this Morning:
H1-1 skukuza 2 p-kop. 1km past h3 split on h1-1. on koje rhs male klipspringer. shitlave dam nr p-kop, 3 hippo and 12 waterbuck on bank. cheers ecosse.

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sat Sep 23, 2006 7:08 pm

Hot off my Cellphone! :
Poor sightings until last 30 mins. just outside p-kop gate breeding herd, charged by juvenile. then on kopje lhs voortrekker road 2 afsaal 2ks from camp, leopard


Leaving tom morn, hope info has helped, if we see something will let u know, keep in touch let me know how all info is looking. Cheers ecosse


Leopard! Im so happy for him! :mrgreen:


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