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ossendryver My longest trip to Kruger! Jan'13

Unread postby ossendryver » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:47 pm

Some stats of my 17 day trip to Kruger last month! (Animal - How many I saw)
1. Banded mongoose - 95
2. Black Backed Jackal - 7
3. Blue Wildebeest - 144
4. Buffalo - 100
5. Zebra - 276
6. Bushbuck - 38
7. Chacma Baboon - 365
8. Duiker - 97
9. Crocodile - 24
10. Dwarf Mongoose- 89
11. Elephants - 480
12. Hippo - 248
13. Impala - Lots!!
14. Klipspringer - 13
15. Kudu - 187
16. Leopard - 12
17. Lion - 32
18. Nyala - 26
19. Scrub Hare - 1
20. Side Striped Jackal - 3
21. Slender Mongoose - 3
22. Small Spotted Genet - 1
23. Spotted Hyena - 11
24. Steenbok - 61
25. Thick Tailed Bush-baby - 2
26. Tree Squirrel - 31
27. Vervet Monkey - 288
28. Warthog - 102
29. Waterbuck - 95
30. Wild Dog - 110

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Re: My longest trip to Kruger!

Unread postby ossendryver » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:27 pm

Day 1: (All photos are from my video camera)

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H11, 2kms from Skukuza

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H1-2
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Re: My longest trip to Kruger!

Unread postby ossendryver » Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:59 pm

Day 2

We had heard of wild dogs killing on the S114 the night before so early morning we went there and then turned onto the S112. We saw a baboon in a tree so we stopped and watched it. I look on the opposite side and I couldn't believe my eyes, but it was the Skukuza Pack of Wild Dogs!!!

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Lighting the Alpha Male
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Re: My longest trip to Kruger!

Unread postby ossendryver » Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:35 pm

Day 3

Leopard Day!

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Leopard number 1 on S65
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Leopard number 2 on S112 (I spotted my self, she then started hunting impala. Nothing happened in the end.)

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Leopard number 3 - 5kms after the previous one. Also on S112

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Re: My longest trip to Kruger!

Unread postby ossendryver » Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:55 pm

Day 4
I didn't go out :(

Day 5

Was raining, but I still managed 5 wild dogs, jackal and hyena.

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