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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
Unread postPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:27 am 
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Yes, Lions on road 100. Nov, 2011. 18 cubs and 4 females


Wow Ekoppen, what a fantastic sighting!!! It might be a cliche but lions are my absolute favourite animal. I am still waiting for a good cub sighting. A kill, I have seen as well as mating lions but not young cubs yet so I am :mrgreen: with envy that you got to see so many.


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Thanks Ekoppen for sharing your great sighting..lucky fish!!!! They must be part of the megapride that everyone is talking about. I am determined to spot them in September :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Young cubs. Road H1-3 and junction of Road S 125....November, 2011

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Mega pride....S100


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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What a lovely video...I am :mrgreen: with envy but have to take a moment and say :clap: , awesome footage.
Was this taken at the Shibotwana watering hole? I wasn't sure as we normally go to KNP in the winter and it looks quite different with a bit more water in it


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Thank you....It was taken about 3-5k west of S41 on S100. Don't have my detailed maps here so not sure if that's the water hole you're referring too?

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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What a contented family.

Great sighting, thank you for sharing.

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Wow, I have just read some mites TR's and they have had fantastic sightings of cats on the S100. I am green with envy :mrgreen: Hopefully I will get to see some in September :pray:


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Riaanf, you should go check out the Lion thread..... Jan van Wyk has some stunning photos of lions taken on the S100. It looks like there are definately cats there :dance: Hope we get to see some :D


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Riaanf, you should go check out the Lion thread..... Jan van Wyk has some stunning photos of lions taken on the S100. It looks like there are definately cats there :dance: Hope we get to see some :D

Link.

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Thanks for the link Picnic.....I was trying to figure out how to do it :slap:


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Due to circumstances beyond our understanding or control we still have to see lions on the S100. On the Orpen-Satara road quite a few times, also cheetahs and wild dogs.

But as others have said - have patience/persistence and the reward will be great.

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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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Well I will try to have patience but definitely will exercise persistence when I visit the park in December. Searching for my first cats on the S100.


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Ok still no luck with cats on the S100. They seemed to, once again, elude us in December. I am hoping my luck changes in our May trip. Keep your fingers crossed, however I might need some mites photographic evidence that cats do exist on the S100, as I am quickly losing faith. :doh:


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 Post subject: Re: Missing cats on the S100
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So I guess your luck has changed eh? I believe cats...namely lions...were spotted on the S100 eh?


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