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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby lirritma » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:49 am

Thanks for sharing the good news wanderw. I'm planning to take and American friend and his wife to the park in April next year and hopefully I'm lucky this time - with my success rate on leopards in KTP anything is possible :lol:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Batsman » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:11 am

Great news, wanderw :dance:

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby billyf » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:37 am

Thanks for the news and the lovely pic :clap: :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby annalie » Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:42 am

Thanx for this lovely picture and wonderful news!!!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Pumbaa » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:26 pm

Thanks Wanda :dance:

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They are looking sooooooo cute

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby GavinW » Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:23 pm

Thanks for the great news wanderw :D
Debs and I saw this chap just north of Urikaruus when we were up there in May. I wonder if he is the leopard everyone has been seeing at the waterhole at Urikaruus?
He has a line of about 4 spots going back from his left eye!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:53 am

Edited: Dakotah - leopard no. 1.21 in the ID Guide(04042014).
Hi Gavin
:hmz: I don't think this is the Urikarius male - I will post a few pix tonight, although my pix are not clear. Maybe someone else can help out with a pic of the U male? I think you and Debbie have found a different (stunning) male leopard!

U also has a female leopard who comes to drink!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:55 pm

Edited: Houmoed Male - leopard no. 3.10(Historical leopards) in the ID Guide(04042014).

These 2 pix were taken in 2006 about a km south of Urikaruus - a big male! He has 3 dots right in the outside corner of his left eye. GavinW ‘s leopard has 2 dots in the corner of his eye - above the line of 4 dots Gavin mentioned - so I believe they are 2 different leopards. Now..... which one is the Urikaruus male? :hmz:


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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:29 pm

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Leopard with a story near Geinab water hole north of Grootkolk
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:37 pm

Edited: Kanna - leopard no. 1.33 in the ID Guide(04042014).
Hi RichardJ! Welcome! :D

Lovely leopard pix! :thumbs_up: If you can, please tell us more about this leopard. Thanx!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Tiki » Sat Oct 18, 2008 11:44 am

Great pics, love the leopard cubs!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:09 pm

Great Pics :D Cute Little Cubs!!
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Oct 18, 2008 8:49 pm

Hi wanderw
I have posted the story under really rare sightings
I don't know how to create a link to it!?

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby restio » Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:18 am

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby prof » Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:47 am

Hi all

This thread really wants to make me cry! I have never even seen a leopard in the Kgalagadi (done about 7 or 8 trips!), let alone get the chance to take a good photo of one!

There are some stunning photos which have been submitted here. Hence me wanting to cry!

It is a really interesting thread with some wonderful information.

We will be in the park again very very soon - arriving on 5 Feb for 10 days. Hopefully this will be the trip! I have chosen to spend my 50th birthday in the park in the hope that my birthday present will be a leopard in a tree!

Hopefully I will be able to post a few photos when I get back from this trip!

Thanks for a really great forum.

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