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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Hey Charbel!

I found your new TR! :dance: :dance: :dance:

Just love all the birds sightings with great pictures to show!
Also love the Leopard sighting, AWESOME! and the BBJ! Great Pictures!

It looks like you guys had a great KTP trip and I can't wait to read more!

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Super Mongoose wrote:
Hey Charbel!

I found your new TR! :dance: :dance: :dance:

Just love all the birds sightings with great pictures to show!
Also love the Leopard sighting, AWESOME! and the BBJ! Great Pictures!

It looks like you guys had a great KTP trip and I can't wait to read more!


Hi Super Mongoose,
Very nice to have you on board!
It was fantastic. Lovely to do the TR.... but the need to go back is already growing in me....

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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i'm also joining a little late. I'm enjoying your story and pictures. Thank you.


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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Stunning scenery pic's Charbel :clap: :clap: .

Great sequence of jackal sighting :dance: .

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: .

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Chickadee wrote:
i'm also joining a little late. I'm enjoying your story and pictures. Thank you.


Welcome Chickadee, a pleasure to have you on board!

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Stunning scenery pic's Charbel :clap: :clap: .

Great sequence of jackal sighting :dance: .

Thanks for sharing :thumbs_up: .


Hi Barryels

I will go on now with a posting with BBJ pics!

All the best
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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Let's go on with the BBJ pics, somewhere between the small and the big ones in KTP.

Look how the same BBJ which I showed eating the carcass in the previous posting was literally diving in the carcass in this pic.

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I like this pic where the BBJ is biting from the side

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And here truly catching the bone!

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Then he decided to leave the carcass and explore the ground, digging for soil animals.

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This is really digging hard for your food!

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And there it is, something to chew so openly!

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Some chewing details!

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That same day, later, we found 4 BBJs in Veertiende Boorgat. They are not social animals at all. Just a coincidence of four together in the same spot.

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I lke these scenes of a BBJ enjoying a swim.

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And then a very doggy-like method of getting dry.

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In Veertiende Boorgat, another BBJ digging deep.

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As they are not social but territorial animals, conflicts are common.

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All the best for all
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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Great pictures of the BBJs Charbel! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Absolutely wonderful pictures. You have captured some typical behavior. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Another great series of BBJ's behaviour :clap: :clap: .

Stunning pic's all around :dance: .

Thanks charbel :thumbs_up: .

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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enjoying swiming :hmz: not really :lol:
nice behaviour and nice photos :dance: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Love all those BBJ's!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

They are really entertaining when digging for food!!

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Lovely BBJ's you have captured :thumbs_up: Cannot wait for more :D

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Just stunning pics of the BBJ's Charbel!

Like how you captured the mood!

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 Post subject: Re: Kgalagadi: The Big and Small - Trip report Charbel El-Ha
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Absolutely stunning pictures! Love the one of the BBK in the water

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