Skip to content

SANParks.org Forums

View unanswered posts | View active topics






Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 56 of 63
 [ 933 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59 ... 63  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:16 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 2651
Award: Sighting of the Year - Birds (2012)
Tx Tom

Found this male while on the Sweni trail

Golden light Yawn

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:30 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Posts: 2651
Award: Sighting of the Year - Birds (2012)
Close up (If you look in his eye you can spot our vehicle

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:33 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:18 pm
Posts: 1541
Location: johannesburg (but soon in Kruger)
Hi all,

This happened on the yesterday on the 15th of September in the Kruger National Park in South Africa

Lions were busy eating their kill when a rhino came out of nowhere.
The lions then started chasing this rhino to get it away from their kill.
Unbelievable photos by Dirk



Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:51 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:21 pm
Posts: 324
Location: slowveld
:) :) :) :)

eish...... so i take it that the rhino got away ??? :shock: :shock:

_________________
the future is not what it used to be


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Battle At Kruger - Lions VS Rhino Over a Buffalo
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:57 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:18 pm
Posts: 1541
Location: johannesburg (but soon in Kruger)
Hey all,

Yes after 11 lions attacking it for 100m they decided to leave him alone.
He got away unhurt and with it's horns still intact, and the lions went back to feed.

Everybody wins.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:47 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:27 pm
Posts: 834
Location: Not in KNP.....
A few of the photos of two lion sightings we had this past weekend.

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

_________________
Ratpack Member.

The currents that shape our lives, flow from the attitudes we nurture everyday!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:03 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:22 pm
Posts: 889
Location: Centurion, Gauteng
Award: Angel of the Year Award: Small Parks Promoter of the Year (2012)
What wonderful sightings. In the first pic he looks so lovable and could do with a huge hug.

Love the mating pair :clap: :clap: :clap:

Gorgeous photos gerharddb :thumbs_up:

_________________
NO TO TRADE IN RHINO HORNS

Sanibonani(isiZulu), Molo(isiXhosa), Thobela(Sepedi), Dumela(Setswana), Lumela(Sesotho)
Abusheni(Xitsonga), Sanibona(siSwati), Avuwani(Tshivenda), Salibonani(isiNdebele), Hello(English), Hallo(Afrikaans)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:46 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:39 pm
Posts: 55
This young fellow had a grand ol' time for the full 4 days we spent at Berg en Dal last week. We saw him and his mate daily in the same area (within 7km of camp) and pretty much every time we saw them they were mating or resting after a mating. The poor female looked so worn out and hungry after the first few days and this guy was a machine I tell you. They were beautiful and their cubs will be stunning, hope I see them on my next visit.

I know this is not the usual Lion shot but my son is so amused I got it he insisted I share it cause "he's never seen lion poop before, so he is sure others are also interested" so here goes. :lol:

Image

Image

Image
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:35 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:11 pm
Posts: 1057
Location: 45 mins from Punda Maria
Some great pics u got there Trentonskeeper :clap: :clap: :clap:

Thanks for sharing :gflower:

_________________
A Northerner in Search of Wild Dogs in the SOUTH TR


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:32 am 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:58 am
Posts: 3910
Location: Far South in South Africa.
Trentonskeeper :clap: :clap: :clap:

:mrgreen: Great pics :mrgreen:

_________________
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

Extinction is forever and survival is up to---every last one of us!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:21 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:07 am
Posts: 848
Location: Under African Sky !!!
Image

Did You Know? :hmz:
Lions spend 20 - 21 hours a day resting.

_________________
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 6:22 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:07 am
Posts: 848
Location: Under African Sky !!!
Image

Did You Know? :hmz:
Lions are most likely to become active late afternoon during social activities.

_________________
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:07 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:58 am
Posts: 3910
Location: Far South in South Africa.
:clap: Leeukos :clap:

:w: Thank you for sharing and the "teachings" :great:

_________________
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

Extinction is forever and survival is up to---every last one of us!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:47 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:47 am
Posts: 45
Location: Physical Address: Vereeniging Gauteng, Wannabe Address: Kruger Park
I have posted these before, but thought I'd post it here as well....

These was taken close to Transport Dam

Image

Image

These was taken on the S21 on our way to LS. Only people there until they left

Image

These are the only one's I have with me at this stage...

_________________
___________________________________________
Croc Bridge 21 -24 Des 2012
Satara 24 -28 Des 2012
Skukuza 28 - 2 Jan 2013
Malelane 2 - 4 Jan 2013

When in doubt, stop and look again.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Lion
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:31 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:55 pm
Posts: 66
Location: UK
Beautiful photos


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 933 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1 ... 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59 ... 63  Next



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group

Webcams Highlights

Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Submitted by Mellory at 18:09:47 Submitted by CarolynR at 11:25:29 Submitted by Mellory at 18:55:28 Submitted by umkhulu at 17:54:23