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Unread postPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 2:55 pm 
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Heres our Caracal. It's from the Kruger park near Satara. It sauntered past parallell to the road. Liz and JP our guide and cook on the bus/truck had never seen one before despite two years doing Kruger trips. Shortly afterwards a rhino ra n past.
Did I mention that we enjoyed ourselves!
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Its a sad story of a Caracal suffering so here is one healthy and happy Caracal
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It's a beauty Peter and so relaxed :thumbs_up:

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People always say the Cheetah has Kind Eyes, The Lion has Serious Eyes and the Leopard looks right through you in a very cruel way...I agree but I think the Caracal out does the leopard in the Death Stare Department as this one shows

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Addo is Caracal heaven..this is yesterday's beauty...no 9 for the year...saw 20 last year
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A beauty indeed!

After reading through the "Addo Animals" thread I am definitly aware of the fact that Addo is THE place to spot a caracal (and magnificent lions and kudu's too) but with the current fuel price........


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Hi there, just like to know are the hot spots in KNP for caracal. I have never been so bleesed as to see one!

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if you look at rocky outcrops you should find some, but dont count on it. maybe any other forum members can help if they have had sightings?

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I saw a caracal once, around Satara. It was one of the first times I went to the KNP. I didn't even know what it was.. :?

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A youngish Caracal seen snooping around on Domkrag loop Addo

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It's strange how some animals seem to follow certain people around - like you can (Peter) Betts he'll see caracal anytime! Some people spend eternities looking for some animals and don't see them, while others see hoards of herds everywhere! What is that all about? Perhaps it has something to so with this New Age Law of Attraction? Which is probably why I see so many warthogs?? In all my years of Krugering (and visiting other parks), not even a tail hair of a caracal has graced my retinae! I still try valiantly every time I drive in Kruger though, using positive rhetoric, previsioning techniques, and self-belief. Perhaps naomi C and I are destined for each other, especially if neither of us see the cat any time soon?? One slight compensation is that I saw tons of karakul while driving through the Karoo recently! Well, the sound dripped off my tongue nicely, but failed to assuage my increasing urgency to spot a caracal in the wild. I WILL see one soon, I put it to you all ... And I'll photograph it too, just for good measure.

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Havent read all the posts but from my experiences WCNP has been the best for me. Saw a female with two large kittens on the 17th Jan 09 near Kraalbaai.
Saw an adult male in Postberg watching bat eared foxes a few weeks back and another nearby.
For the WCNP must have seen well over 20 by now - dont think there is a better place to see them.
Otherwise one at S100 S41 junction and 2 subadults that used to hang around the Augrabies Falls picnic site.

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Wow you are so lucky :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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What an amazing animal!!

This one the Red Rocks road near Shingwedzi.

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