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Winny & Chris's incredible Kruger adventure!

Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:46 pm

Just to let you know that myself and friend Chris have just returned to the UK after astonishingly good game viewing during our 8 night trip. Many thanks to all who helped me plan beforehand.

Being a veteran of previous trips to Kruger, Hwange, the Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Ruaha and Masai Mara I was amazed by the number and quality of sightings we had, and will endeavour to present an entertaining trip report in the near future.

We spent 4 nights at Berg en Dal, 2 at Satara and 2 at Talamati, putting in a lot of effort with some days with a full 13 hours on the road, barring food breaks.

Wildlife viewing ambitions have been achieved beyond expectation, captured well on my new digi camera and video. We saw 12 cats of 4 different species - but only one individual of a species I expected to encounter by the hundred! But what was it..?
--Winny

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Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:19 pm

The 1 member of a species I expected to see lots and lots of isn't a cat... I was expecting to see hordes of these.

After such a great time and the long journey back it's hard being in the office again. Where's the :lotsocoffee:
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Unread postby rothk » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:21 pm

Maybe buffallos? :roll: :roll:
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Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:28 pm

Smaller than a buff...


And if genets count as cats then we saw 15 of 5 species! :D
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Unread postby rothk » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:31 pm

warthogs ??????????????????????
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Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:32 pm

Smaller than a warthog...
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Unread postby rothk » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:33 pm

Smaller ??? :shock: :shock: Hords? :shock: :shock:
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Unread postby DuQues » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:36 pm

Mongoose!

Unless Suni or Pangolin count as well. :wink:
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Unread postby rothk » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:38 pm

Did not know that they live in hords? Do they? :D :D
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Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:38 pm

Smaller than a mongoose...
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Unread postby DuQues » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:39 pm

Mongooses? I have seen families of especially dwarf mongooses, and maybe the wrong name was used?

Pangolin are seen in hordes (when asleep).
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Unread postby bert » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:40 pm

very little elephant walking on their knees

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Unread postby DuQues » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:42 pm

Image
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Unread postby Winny » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:44 pm

:funny:


Smaller than a miniature legless elephant hiding behind a dwarf mongoose...
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Unread postby Freda » Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:47 pm

Mosquito???
Glad you had a great trip :D


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