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 Post subject: s79 (N'watimhiri loop)
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 2:57 pm 
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Hi all :D

Road description: This roads, the s79 is a piece of dust road of 3 - 4km along the H4-1 between Lower-Sabie and Skukuza, 6km south of Nkulu picnic spot.

Although the vegetation along this road is very thick, this was the little road where it all seems to happen. Well, at least for us in July 2008!

Saw an herd of Buffalo's here, a herd of ellies, 5 lions on the road, 1 big male, just missed a leopard, fish eagle eating a fish, and on the southern corner with the tarroad 2 cheetahs with kill (impala), giraffe, steenbok and impala. Now dont tell me this isnt a good road :D

Just curious what you guys have seen here :roll:

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hi there:)

this little beaut of a road has also been very good to me
last time i was there i saw a leopard in the tree as well as 2 male lions
have also heard of cheetah there quite often
also one of the biggest herds of elephant that i have seen was along here


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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 3:16 pm 
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Awesome road G@mespotter :D !!

Have seen two leopards in one morning on this short road... one on Causeway and another towards Northern end of loop eating a Steenbok on the ground... was very dense though!!

Have seen lions, elephants, Buffalo... a dead impala lying in road [victim of speeding vehicle I think :( ]

Otherwise this is a must see road and the causeway is just great in the afternoon for some quiet drinks... have also seen Malachite Kingfisher on this litle causeway catching fish and a tiny crocodile in water :D !

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:51 pm 
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This gives me renewed hope as we always do this road but have seen very little activity.
So we will continue. :D

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 Post subject: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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This picture for me explains everything about this road.

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Very Beautiful!

Thanks to Marelize Otto who took this photo


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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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A good road for discussion there Ossy!!

About 12Km from LS camp towards Skukuza on the tar road. It is a 3Km loop folowing the Sabi River and crossing a causeway :thumbs_up:
A good reputation for leopard :dance: :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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Wonderful picture Ossen.... :clap: ... Have only seen Impala along that route, guess its all about being in the right place at the right time... :hmz:


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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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Seen loads of hyena on the road. before the bridge


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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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Great sighting and photo - Thanks for sharing - :thumbs_up:

Have seen some Lion on this road as well as a Martial Eagle who took out a Water Monitor Lizard.

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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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What a fabulous photo - the sort of thing one dreams of :mrgreen:

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Today's BB update had a leopard in the road on this loop. That then moved into the bush. Happened at 10:00am :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: S79 - N'watimhiri Causeway Loop
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Will try this route again in a few days time... :wink:


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