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Chavaluthu
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Re: Reading the signs

Unread postby Chavaluthu » Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:44 pm

Guineafowl are usually a good indicator as well. Often though its because of Aireal predators like the African Harrier Hawk,but every now & again you find them going crazy & chilling in the trees trying to escape danger below. Leopard's are always keen to have a crack at these birds & often flush them out.
Great comments coming through, very interesting to read! I must say though, Giraffe have always been my most reliable spotter. Their height gives them a great advantage & the fact that they stare constantly in the direction of the predator makes the job a lot easier. :wink:
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Re: Reading the signs

Unread postby Grantmissy » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:55 pm

When the baboons and monkeys go into a frenzy – leopard. On two occasions we were fortunate to see leopard where either the baboons or monkeys gave the leopard’s presence away. Once on the Skukuza- Lower-Sabie road and once on the Skukuza – Malelane road.
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