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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:39 pm

Hello Forumites

I did a walk with Rastah, we had White rhinos, elephants and Buffaloes.

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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:01 am

Hello Forumites

I just get back from the morning walk with Rastah, we had White Rhinos, impalas, Hyena, kudus, elephant, giraffe and zebras

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sorry, already one hour passed :redface:
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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:15 pm

Hello Forumites

I did a morning drive today, I had Leopard before the Malelane camp turn off of which I have also took the picture, I also had white rhinos, elephants, spotted hyenas, impalas, giraffes, water Bucks and giant eagle owl.

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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:50 pm

Hello Forumites

I did a sun set drive last night, I had civet, buffaloes, elephants, white rhino bull, spotted eagle owls and white tailed mongoose. I also went out on a morning walk with Patrick , we had a buffalo bull, impalas, kudus, zebras and grey duiker.

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Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:39 pm

Berg en dal and Malelane area is regarded as one of the best areas to see the Leopard, people will think it is very difficult to see a leopard but if you are at the right place at the right time, it is easy.

We had leopard that were recorded at steilberg with 2 cubs and another one at s119 with 3 cubs this year. Recently a male leopard was spotted more than 6 times on the Malelane turn off to the ranger post by guides and field rangers, another territorial male was also spotted on the night drives and sunset drives at the reservoir by Malelane guides and Berg en dal guides.

On the morning walk I did with Peter we had a leopard with an impala ram on the knob thorn tree, we also had another leopard with an impala carcass on the matjulu loop while were heading to the walking area.

This is the new topic that I will report Leopard activities in our area, I will also post pictures if I get them but I will also encourage forumites to contribute by sending pictures as well.

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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:48 pm

Stunning! Thanks for sharing Raymond 8)

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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:45 pm

Hot off the press!!
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Another Leopard sighting yesterday afternoon around the berg en dal dam, it was drinking water at the dam and it attracted the guests that were watching birds.
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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:13 pm

In 2000 we spent an hour with a beautiful female leopard who was fishing for Catfish near one of the bridges on the H3. That in itself was amazing, but then we ealised that she had 2 cubs hidden in the3 reeds nearby!!
She must have caught over 20 of them.............not quite an Impala...........but it seemed to keep them all happy!!

THat was in the days before I took up photography, but Dungie has some (shakey) video clips!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:36 pm

Hi forumites

On my way from malelane gate I had wild dogs, 12 of them on the main road, on the walk this morning we had white rhinos, elephants and we also had a honey badger as well.

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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby Reptile » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:58 pm

:dance: :dance: fantasic thread..thanks Raymond.
I will be keeping a very keen eye on this thread. BnD 3 days in september...long weekend.

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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:36 pm

Some more leopard pics from Raymond:

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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:27 pm

Malalane area has plenty of leopard :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Leopard sightings around Malelane & Berg en Dal areas

Unread postby brogan » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:58 am

Leopards are in abundance around Malelane. Seen two leopardsclose tro each other 3 kms in from Malelane gate:)

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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:57 am

Hello forumites

Last night Rastah was on the sunset drive, he had leopard, lions on the tar road, large spotted genet, white tailed mongoose, civet, impalas, giraffes, kudus and white rhinos.

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Re: Berg en Dal sightings

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:54 am

Hello Forumites

I just got back from a morning walk with General Texson, we had a white rhino bull, impalas and 2 martial eagles, a juvenile and a full grown one. Last night I was on the sunset drive, I had leopard, buffaloes, elephants, white rhinos, white tailed mongoose, large spotted genet , African Hawk eagle and Scrub Hare.

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