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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:56 pm

another large herd of buffs

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:57 pm

a muddy elie

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:59 pm

We had been in the park for a day and a half before we saw our first Zebra.....then there were plenty

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:04 pm

Just before the Sweni road turn off we had a sighting on both sides of the road and stopped an on-coming vehicle to point out both .... they replied that there was a huge herd of buffs down the next road.

They were not joking....

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:06 pm

It is impossible to drive past the S100 ....

a quick detour

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:08 pm

no cats but some buck .... SO does not understand why we always have to drive this dusty road....

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:09 pm

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SO's pic

and mine
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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:11 pm

anne-marie wrote:what nice blue eyes has this Lappet-faced Vulture :clap:


thanks for pointing them out a-m ... I did not notice :thumbs_up:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:14 pm

Some disappearing targets

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and a hungry interested one 8)

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:18 pm

no time to call in at Satara, so we headed to the exit at Orpen Gate

quiet drive and then some action

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:21 pm

We stopped of at the camp...using ablutions and stretching legs....

then proceeded out of the park.

We were rather surprised to see animals 'outside the park'

was this our sunset of the day?

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:25 pm

or was this shot?

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we were between the 'outer gates'....

a waterhole comes into view on my side....

turn to see if there was a 'one last sighting'




SSSSTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOPPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:58 pm

We thought we were out of the park.

The sun was setting .... light going

But there were animals about.

and a waterhole and SSSSSSSTTTTTTTTTOOOOOOOOOPPPPPPP :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:59 pm

a close up :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:02 pm

SO reversed quickly....HE is walking towards the road!!!!!! NO towards a culvert

NO NO NO !!!!!

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