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Unread postby Jock » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:05 am

On my recent trip into Kruger last week I was amazed at how few zebra we saw. We stayed in the South of the park, not going any higher then Skukuza. Has any other forumites noticed this and does anyone know were they have gone? Do they move north in winter? I love seeing zebra and most days we only saw a few zebra.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:11 am

I realised and noted the exact same. I remember in the old days the used to migrate from the Satara region to the Croc Bridge region. Whether this is the case now, I wouldn't be able to tell.
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Unread postby Johann » Wed Jun 07, 2006 12:57 pm

Have seen reports recently of zebra and wildebeest busy 'migrating' to the south. Also didn't see one zebra or wildebeest in the Berg-en-Dal - Afsaal area in March during a weekend trip.
I know that in early spring there are usually herds of big numbers to be found on the H10.

Later in summer they then tend be more to the north, in the Satara region.
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Unread postby Deville » Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:19 pm

Dirk.V.E. Neethling wrote:Hi all

Here is my weekly update:
The H10 is also returning to its former glory with Zebra and Wildebeest slowly returning from up north and the Lebombo Mountains. Small herds are mostly visible north of the S129 and the Munshe back loop……


Seems they went mountaineering, and they are on their way back :wink:
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Unread postby Elsa » Mon Sep 11, 2006 7:52 pm

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This Zebbie had what we think was grass mange but was oh so curious and just wanted to chat. :wink:

and another pic of this youngster with a problem.

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:24 pm

On H3 Near Afsaal:
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Nov 29, 2006 10:26 am

Found in the following SANParks:

Plains Zebra:
- Addo Elephant National Park.
- Golden Gate National Park.
- Karoo National Park.
- Kruger National Park.
- Mapungubwe National Park.
- Mountain Zebra National Park.

Cape Mountain Zebra:
- Addo Elephant National Park.
- Bontebok National Park.
- Cambedoo National Park.
- Karoo National Park.
- Mountain Zebra National Park.
- Table Mountain National Park.
- West Coast National Park.

Hartmann's Mountain Zebra:
- Richtersveld National Park.

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Unread postby Boulder » Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:28 pm

MARK CHOWLES wrote:Found in the following SANParks:


Cape Mountain Zebra:
- Addo Elephant National Park.



Mark are the Mountain Zebra found in the Darlington dam area of Addo because I have never seen any in the main game area around the main camp.???
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:35 pm

Boulder, I have just checked my copy of Addo Elephant National Park Offical Guide and it does have Cape Mountain Zebra listed as a species found in Addo but it is marked as being found outside the main game viewing section of the Park.
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Unread postby Boulder » Wed Nov 29, 2006 10:15 pm

That sounds correct because the habitat apparently around the Darlington Dam area is quite similar to Mtn Zebra Park, so it makes sense to have them there. The Spekboomveld is totally unsuited though ie the main vegetation type of the main game area. I must get one of those guides...I just run around teaching myself and make my own observations but having a guide will help.
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Unread postby Boulder » Wed Nov 29, 2006 10:17 pm

An Addo Stallion on the Trot!!
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Unread postby Impisi08 » Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:29 pm

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Unread postby bert » Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:53 pm

You captured speed and strips Imipisi08 8)


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