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Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

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Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby MarkWildDog » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:54 pm

"The Elusive Eleven!"

Aardvark
Aardwolf
African Civet
African Wild Cat
Bushpig
Caracal
Pangolin
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal
South African Hedgehog

The List:
1. Bucky - 9
2. Madach - 8
3. Jonty1 - 7
4. MarkWildDog - 6
5. Wild about cats - 2
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:56 pm

My sightings...
African Civet - Berg en Dal Camp
African Wild Cat - S114
Bushpig - Lower Sabie Camp
Caracal - H3
Porcupine - Bontebok National Park
Serval - S137

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Unread postby madach » Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:23 pm

I've seen:

Aardvark
Aardwolf (I admit it was a roadkill)
African Civet
African Wild Cat
Bushpig
Caracal
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal

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Unread postby bucky » Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:55 pm

I need to see bushpig and aardvark .

Roadkills don't count :lol:

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Unread postby jonty1 » Tue Mar 13, 2007 6:56 pm

I've seen:

African Civet
African Wild Cat
Bushpig
Caracal
Pangolin
Porcupine
Serval

:D Can't say i have photos though. its really impossible to get decent photos of these guys :cam: :cam:
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Unread postby madach » Tue Mar 13, 2007 7:08 pm

bucky wrote:Roadkills don't count :lol:

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby christo » Tue Mar 13, 2007 9:35 pm

I've seen the following:
Aardvark
African Civet
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Porcupine
Serval
Sidestriped Jackal

And a few roadkills :lol:
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Unread postby Adansonia » Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:18 pm

What about sightings that were recorded outside the boundaries of our National Parks - do they count as well?

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Unread postby gwendolen » Wed Mar 14, 2007 1:40 pm

Adansonia wrote:What about sightings that were recorded outside the boundaries of our National Parks - do they count as well?


Nah, that would be cheating. :wink: :lol:

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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby Wild about cats » Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:09 pm

MarkWildDog wrote:African Civet
African Wild Cat
Serval


If dead animals off the road count, then it's these three, if they don't then I'll remove the serval. :D
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Re: Have you spotted the Elusive Eleven?

Unread postby madach » Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:56 pm

Wild about cats wrote:If dead animals off the road count...

Ahh......but then my Aardwolf also counts because I picked it up and put it in the bushes next to the road :lol:

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:58 pm

Yeah no road kills and SANParks only making it even tougher... :twisted:

christo wrote:And a few roadkills :lol:

Let me know which were road kills and I'll add you to the list. :D

The current list...
The List:
1. Bucky - 9
2. Madach - 8
3. Jonty1 - 7
4. MarkWildDog - 6
5. Wild about cats - 2

Bucky in the lead...

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Unread postby Adansonia » Wed Mar 14, 2007 9:33 pm

I've seen:

1) Aardwolf - Karoo NP
2) Civet - Kruger NP (near Ship mountain H2-2, and at Tshokwane, and also from most camps at night).
3) African wild cat - Kgalagadi NP & Kruger NP (4 sightings during the day - all within 25 km from Satara camp, and 1 from Satara camp at night).
4) Bushpig - Mapungubwe NP
5) Caracal - Kruger NP (H1-1 near Skukuza (day), and Lower Sabie night drive).
6) Pangolin - Kruger NP (H1-1 near Skukuza).
7) Porcupine - Mapungubwe NP & Kruger NP (from Satara camp at night, and Biyamithi night drive).
8) Serval - Kruger NP (Lower Sabie night drive)
9) Sidestriped jackal - Kruger NP (three of my 5 sightings were in very wet seasons around Pretoriuskop, the other two on the H3 and H1-7).

Just for interest sake: I've seen 6 of the elusive 11 outside the SAN Park boundaries:

Civet (Nylsvley NR), african wild cat (Mabuasehube), porcupine (Makado), serval (Plilanesberg & near Loskopdam), sidestriped jackal (Hwange) & hedgehog (Pretoria).

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Unread postby BushCall » Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:18 am

Adansonia wrote:I've seen:

1) Aardwolf - Karoo NP
2) Civet - Kruger NP (near Ship mountain H2-2, and at Tshokwane, and also from most camps at night).
3) African wild cat - Kgalagadi NP & Kruger NP (4 sightings during the day - all within 25 km from Satara camp, and 1 from Satara camp at night).
4) Bushpig - Mapungubwe NP
5) Caracal - Kruger NP (H1-1 near Skukuza (day), and Lower Sabie night drive).
6) Pangolin - Kruger NP (H1-1 near Skukuza).
7) Porcupine - Mapungubwe NP & Kruger NP (from Satara camp at night, and Biyamithi night drive).
8) Serval - Kruger NP (Lower Sabie night drive)
9) Sidestriped jackal - Kruger NP (three of my 5 sightings were in very wet seasons around Pretoriuskop, the other two on the H3 and H1-7).

Just for interest sake: I've seen 6 of the elusive 11 outside the SAN Park boundaries:

Civet (Nylsvley NR), african wild cat (Mabuasehube), porcupine (Makado), serval (Plilanesberg & near Loskopdam), sidestriped jackal (Hwange) & hedgehog (Pretoria).


We have seen
Aard Wolf.....KTP and plenty on the farms around Grahamstown
Civet.....Night drives and along fences at places like Bergen dal
African Wild Cat...Nossob and Botswana
Bushpig.... Pafuri Gate and Shamwari
Caracal..Shongololo and Timbavati roads Kruger and Addo &KTP
Pangolin...Auob River...KTP
Porcupine....All over South Africa
Serval...Timbavati rd...Kruger
Side Striped Jackal...Shangoni, Bateleur, Babalala and Punda Maria

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Unread postby Gunner » Thu Mar 15, 2007 8:59 am

Pangolin- near the Napi Koppies on Pretoriuskop road

African Wild Cat- on a Satara night drive

Mark, can the Riverine rabbit & Bushbaby be added on to the list?


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