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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:17 pm

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:24 pm

We headed for Orpen dam.....never visit Tsokwane without also going up to the dam

Interesting fellow found on the way

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:25 pm

Missed on the way up, but found on the way down...in the bushes next to the road 8)

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:29 pm

Heading north on the S32 to take the S35 back to the tar road.

The big 'turn back' has often been productive...leopard and number of lion sightings....but this time nothing but signs of the 2012 floods...major trees were uprooted

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:32 pm

Although littering in the park is not a funny matter, it was amusing to see the Kudu and Impalas reaction to a black plastic bag flapping in the wind :D

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:33 pm

No shortage of dagga boy sightings

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:35 pm

2 Birds of prey sharing a tree

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:36 pm

a distant herd relaxing

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:43 pm

A number of vehicles taking note of a variety of vultures ..... a kill sight?

a White-backed Vulture
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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:46 pm

We took a couple of pics and like most of the other vehicles moved ahead.

SO driving stopped about 200 meters further on ....looking in rear view mirror, asks is that a bush or....??

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:52 pm

is it a bush?

is it a cheetah?

is it a leopard?

kneeling on the seat looking back.......no.....its a lion!!

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the vehicles were parked off at the vultures

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:55 pm

reversing quickly was not quick enough to get a decent pic ....lion walked into the bush....crossed the river bed....could see him on the other side briefly between the bushes.....

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