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H11 Kruger Gate Road

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H11 Kruger Gate Road

Unread postby Liam » Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:27 am

Have seen Nyala, Impala, Elephant, Giraffe, Spotted Hyena, Baboons and a Puff Adder on this road.

What have you guys seen on this road?

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Unread postby LADY DI » Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:10 am

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:33 pm

This is one unique but busy road! I've seen plenty of bushbuck, kudu, elephant & hyaena on it! But thats it nothing special, quite a short road. We always prefer going south on the H1-1 onto to the H3...wild dog territory 8)

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Unread postby Elsa » Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:09 pm

Apart from all the usual animals, in Feb this year we saw a Leopard, it was initially up a tree right at the turn off to the staff village and then it crossed the road several more times before disappearing into the bushes.
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Dec 25, 2007 5:55 am

There is a Leopard frequently spotted up a tree on the left hand side between the Lake Panic turn off and the Camp.
I have only seen it once, but a number of people have commented on it.
I wonder if that is the one you saw Elsa.

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Unread postby Elsa » Wed Dec 26, 2007 7:08 pm

Meandering Mouse wrote:I wonder if that is the one you saw Elsa.

It would not surprise me if it wasn't the same one MM as I have also heard of one frequently seen in that area. :?
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Unread postby Stoffel » Wed Dec 26, 2007 10:01 pm

The H11 is one of my favourites. Over the years I have seen a lot of general game on this road: baboon, zebra, heyna, kudu, impala, steenbok, duiker, elephant, slender mongoose, vervet monkey, bushbuck, giraffe & warthog.

But 8 November 1999 will stand out as a "highlight day" on this road. On our morning drive we followed 6 wild dog for a distance, and on our afternoon drive we saw 3 huge lion males.
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Unread postby Liam » Tue Jan 01, 2008 3:38 pm

The Hyena den at the Intersection of the H11 and the S1 is apparently still going strong so if you wanna see an active Hyena den then I'd say this is the one to go to.

There are around 10-15 animals in the pack and they are regularly seen walking on the tarred H11 in the afternoons.

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Tue Jan 01, 2008 6:01 pm

Thanks for that Liam. :D
I will be in that area this Friday and Saturday and will definitely go and check it out.
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Unread postby Liam » Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:11 am

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Members of the pack near the den and walking down the H11.
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Re: H11 Kruger Gate Road

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:24 pm

That Hyena clan was still looking good in March at the Skuks cricket weekend :thumbs_up:
The problem with this road is being overtaken all the time by people in a big rush :doh:
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Re: H11 Kruger Gate Road

Unread postby Heksie » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:01 pm

This 12km stretch is one of my Big 5 roads... :wink:
I've seen leopard four times
Lions twice
And the herbivores many times
Even wild dogs twice... :dance:
As well as general game. Just a great road if taxis don't rush past you the whole time :slap:
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Unread postby Rookie2009 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:20 pm

Meandering Mouse wrote:There is a Leopard frequently spotted up a tree on the left hand side between the Lake Panic turn off and the Camp.
I have only seen it once, but a number of people have commented on it.
I wonder if that is the one you saw Elsa.

I love and despair of that road
it holds many memories of arriving :dance: :dance:
and of leaving :cry: :cry:



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Re: H11 Kruger Gate Road

Unread postby Bush hugger » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:20 pm

Saw leopard right in the middle of the road just after the Skukuza staff village early in the morning. It was an unexpected treat for us. Then lots of baboons, impalas, buffs, hayena and warthogs.

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Re: H11 Kruger Gate Road

Unread postby Umar_Daya » Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:32 pm

the h11 has brought me some wonderful sightings over the years. to date have seen leopard many a time, lions and a pack of wild dogs.


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