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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 2:35 pm 
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Stunning picture of the Giraffes, thank you Jan! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Poor old Gemsbok will never win a fight...

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Stunning photos being posted by everyone since the last time I have posted here. Thank you all! :clap:

I wonder what causes these deformed horns we sometimes see in antelope? Do someone know the answer? :hmz:


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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Nice shot Jan. :clap: :clap:

It's true we can see quite often those deformed horns.I wonder why ,genetics ?, environment ? aliens :whistle: ?

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Poor Gemsbok with the deformed horn! :( Great shot though Jan! :clap: :clap:

Beautiful Steenbokkie Goronta! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Thanks for the comment.

Goronta well spotted...great image :clap: :clap:

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and his follower - the ever present Goshawk looking for a snack

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Steenbokkie early morning in Bitterpan camp july2011


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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Love the Steenbok image Goronta :clap: :clap:

Blue Wildebeest close up

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Great Honeybadger pictures Jan! It looks as if the Goshawk is chasing the Honeybadger! :lol:

I love the Steenbokkie Goronta! :dance: :dance:

Can't see the Blue Wildebeest picture Jan. I shall try again later on. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Very nice close up Jan :clap: :clap: :clap:

Jumping red hartebeests in Grootkolk (july 2011)




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Bontebok august 15-16th
Agulhas august 17th


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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Stunning close-up of the Blue Wildebeest Jan! :clap: :clap:

Beautiful Red Hartebeest too Goronta! :dance: :dance:

Thank you for sharing! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Appreciate the comments.. :dance: :dance:

Great moment capture Goronta :clap: :clap:

Springbok can't believe his luck after a rain storm with water everywhere...likely for me the pool add to a rare image in the dry KTP

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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Lovely photos and sightings all!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Nothing better than mommy's milk!!

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 Post subject: Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi
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This one got way to close for comfort.......mom and dad made sure he got scared away from those babies.

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