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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tobieo » Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:39 pm

Jan ready to go (as soon as this page turning thing happens :wink:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tobieo » Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:48 pm

While I was sitting at Lake Panic we heard a lot of branches breaking and quickly realized some elephants were on the way. Although some came down to the water to drink

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most of them passed the back of the "Lake" and then started crossing to the other side. It was amazing to see how nervous they were and really raced across.

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The hippo scattered as soon as the ellies ventured across

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This is properly what made the elephants so nervous

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:41 pm

Great Ellie sighting with pictures to match Tobieo! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:20 pm

Nice ellies in Panic
The croc seems shortailed on your picture ?
Nice :cam: Tobieo :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Bushbuddies » Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:16 pm

Lovely Ellie sighting!!!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:20 pm

Thank you for posing Tobieo....what a special sighting :mrgreen: and you captured them beautifully !! :cam: :clap: :clap:

Great images of the croc and Hippos's

We missed out December when a Lady told me they were bathing in front of the hide a hour ago!!

The only time we saw Elephants at LP was in the parking area. We went back to the hide but never stop .....may be one day we will also be so lucky...

My memory of a few years back....

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:48 am

Awesome, cheeky looking young Ellie Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Super Mongoose » Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:23 pm

Great photos Tobieo of the Ellies, Hipster and Crocs!

Nice baby Ellie Jan!
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Tobieo » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:01 pm

"The more you visit, the luckier you get" Jan :tongue:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:02 pm

Tobieo, great pics and experiences shared of what potentially can happen at Lake Panic.
Some lovely elephant, hippo and croc pics. Just love the sequence.
Some more, please. :dance:

Jan, lovely young ellie in the parking area. :thumbs_up:

We have seen some ellies close by, but never at the Lake and parking area. But this could happen anytime. :hmz:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:07 pm

Thank you for the comments and views :dance: :dance:

Close up Goliath...

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:11 pm

:mrgreen: Love the "Close-up". :mrgreen:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby hilda » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:55 am

Awesome close-up Jan! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:01 pm

Thank you Philip and Hilda for the comments :D

Thank you everybody all over the world for the comments,images uploaded and over 50 000 views in only 17 months.
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Hope the images help to remind everybody of the beautiful place called Kruger and a wonderful place called Lake Panic... :gflower:

I think the Hippo also say a big thank you!!!

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Re: Lake Panic sighting gallery

Unread postby Pumbaa » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:11 pm

Let's do hope that this topic will reach now 100000 views :dance: :dance: :dance:

Thanks so much everyone for your pictures :k


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