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Missing cats on the S100

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Nicolette » Thu May 31, 2012 8:44 am

During the many times I have done sunset drives from Satara I have only had 1 bad experience. This was at world cup time when we had a bunch of drunk Aussies (Nice guys really) and the guide could not or would not deal with them. Other than that all the guides we have experienced have gone out of their way to find things and be interesting. They are great
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby baber » Thu May 31, 2012 9:11 am

Cats are plentiful on this road Have a look at Ossendrywers topic about megapride and the pics depicted.as always ,the answer is TIMING .

We have been blessed on the S100 and it remains our favourite morning and afternoon ride

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Nicolette » Thu May 31, 2012 9:21 am

I agree. Perseverance and the reward is great.
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu May 31, 2012 9:38 am

Drive to H7 to Orpen and you will have much better sighitngs :wink:
There are 15 Lion prides who have a territory that includes the H7. A good leopard and cheetah road. And most importantly, you include the chance of seeing wild dog where the s100 cannot :wink:
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Nicolette » Thu May 31, 2012 9:41 am

HI also a good road have seen cheetah and leopard on that road as well as lion. But then its also timing.
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby SurfCindy » Thu May 31, 2012 9:25 pm

Mant wrote:Hi,

We went on a Sunset Drive on the 24th May on the S100 and saw quite a lot, we saw 2 Civet, Lesser-spotted Genet, mating pair of Lion, Hyena, Giant Eagle Owl, Saddle-billed Storks sleeping in a tree, Baboons and the Grey Ones (I'm guessing you will all know what they are) :D :D

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby vinkie » Thu May 31, 2012 10:13 pm

cheetah2111 wrote:Drive to H7 to Orpen and you will have much better sighitngs :wink:
There are 15 Lion prides who have a territory that includes the H7. A good leopard and cheetah road. And most importantly, you include the chance of seeing wild dog where the s100 cannot :wink:


So...H7 is the road to drive if you want to have some nice sightings.....if you are lucky.... :whistle:
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Mant » Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:10 am

Hi Everyone,

The pictures will be coming soon, just have to download them off my camera this weekend.

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby SurfCindy » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:37 pm

I am in KNP in September and determined to change "missing cats on the S100" to "I saw the megapride on the S100".
Thanks to everyone for all their sightings as I now know they are there!
Cheetah is also on my list as I have only seen 1 in KNP and it was so far away, I couldn't even get a photo :D

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby fish- eagle » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:39 pm

We visited the s100 many times and saw a lot of cats :) ; but it's not the only good road. Just a matter of being very lucky.............Regards Linda

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby SurfCindy » Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:47 am

WOW.....lovely picture fisheagle. Lion cubs are my favourite, they are just too cute!

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby gerharddb » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:53 pm

I drove the road on Saterday up to Olifants from Satara and back, and although we had lions close to the road not much. The detour to Olfants is really in a bad state!! Horrific! :big_eyes:
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:00 am

Thanks for all the replies, comments and pictures. I am determined to see cats on the S100 so won't give up. Hopefully I will even get some good kiekies :dance:
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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby Shikaari » Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:29 am

Riaanf31,you know what ..the mega pride have been seen this morning on the S100. comprising some 23 plus lions and cubs etc,how lucky to those who have been fortunate to witness.

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Re: Missing cats on the S100

Unread postby ekoppen » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:29 am

Yes, Lions on road 100. Nov, 2011. 18 cubs and 4 females
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November 2011 safari sightings where 28 Cheetah, 15 Leopard and 158 Lion

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