Skip to content

SANParks.org Forums

View unanswered posts | View active topics






Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 3 of 9
 [ 121 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... 9  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:53 pm 
Offline
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
User avatar
Award: Funniest/Best Forumite Name (2013)
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:38 pm
Posts: 9752
Location: In the shadow of Table Mountain
FAC Member (2012)
HB in Kgalagadi are all over. It is the old maxim of right place, right time, but our one was at Houmoed in the late afternoon.

_________________
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:25 pm 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:37 pm
Posts: 7460
Location: Daar waar die bobbejane hul borshare kam
Our family saw hbs two years ago on the magic triangle - the back tar road from LS to Tshokwane - in the burnt-down veld. (Seems like they prefer open veld?) One of them were digging fervently, but gave up after a while.

Last year, we saw hbs between Satara and Olifants.

Beauts they are indeed!

Elzet :yaya:

_________________
“Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don’t.” - Harvey MacKay


Last edited by Elzet on Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:24 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:23 am 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:37 pm
Posts: 7460
Location: Daar waar die bobbejane hul borshare kam
Hi OWN

The magic triangle is the road from Skukuza to LS (H4-1), LS to Tshokwane (H10 - the road that I was referring to), and back on the H1-2 to Skukuza. Game rangers believe that if you wish to see anything significant, the magic triangle is it when the veld is dry. But hey, again, it's a toss of the coin...

Elzet :yaya:

_________________
“Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don’t.” - Harvey MacKay


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Honey Bager
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 6:56 pm 
Offline
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
User avatar
Award: Funniest/Best Forumite Name (2013)
Joined: Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:38 pm
Posts: 9752
Location: In the shadow of Table Mountain
FAC Member (2012)
If these are must see animals, Kgalagadi is where you should go .

This chap was at Houmoed in December.

Image

_________________
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: secret animals
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 3:29 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:14 pm
Posts: 3
Location: Florida Hills & White River
We were lucky Sept 2008 to see both but we could only take a picture of the Honey Badger. This was take on one of the loops around Swingwedzi and the Caracal 3 days later on the H1-3 from Satara to Tshowane. Both were spotted earlier in the day.

[url=Image][img]farm4.static.flickr.com/3293/3631774689_39b4e1edfa.jpg[/img][/url]


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 12:39 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2005 11:03 am
Posts: 168
Location: Marloth,is where i want to be.
Thursday on the Crocodile R.Road from C.B. side about 100m down it.

Image


Last edited by Nannie on Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:06 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:31 pm 
Offline
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 02, 2006 12:11 pm
Posts: 1607
Location: Back on earth.....
Nice clear shot Nannie :thumbs_up:

Here are pics of one close by, the s28..
Image

Image

Image

_________________
Letaba 8 July, Shipandane 9 July, Shingwedzi 10 - 14 July :D


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:51 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:36 pm
Posts: 189
Location: Rustenburg
Great pics Nannie and Gamespotter! You are very lucky to have taken such nice photos of this unique creature. I saw one this June and two in December but they are unbelievable fast and nippy. Before I could even say “Honey Badger” they were gone!

Well done!

_________________
SamoesaWoestyn

Rare Antelope Sightings!

Returning to Kruger in December 2013!!!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2009 8:23 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:11 pm
Posts: 2626
Location: Sunninghill(JHB), Vaalwater & Beauty(Waterberg), Grahamstown(E.C)
Great pics...These really arent seen that often, and photographing them is no easy task either :roll: :lol:

_________________
:dance: STIFFNECKS MEMBER :dance:

FGASA LEVEL 1


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:53 pm 
Offline
Honorary Virtual Ranger
Honorary Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 5:42 pm
Posts: 17943
Location: Red sand, why do I keep thinking of red sand?
I've had that experience yes (in a non-SANParks camp).

Great fun to have a HB growling at you, but be very careful! They will fight (and win!) with leopards, and somehow I think that even if you are black belt whatever, you'll loose.

But if you keep your distance you can follow them around, and maybe even get good photos of them.

_________________
Arriving currently: The photos from our trip! Overhere! :yaya:

Feel free to use any of these additional letters to correct the spelling of words found in the above post: a-e-t-n-d-i-o-s-m-l-u-y-h-c


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:16 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2005 7:29 pm
Posts: 769
Location: Northcliff, SA
Agree with DuQues. Definitedly keep your distance! They stand their ground, no matter what. And they keep coming back. They turned our fridge, so we had to retrieve the contents (did it in double time I might tell you) and put them in the cooler box inside the hut. When they returned it was the funniest thing to watch - they ran around and around the fridge wondering what had happened to all their late night snacks!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:15 pm 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger

Joined: Wed Oct 03, 2007 10:00 am
Posts: 581
Location: Durban Kwazulu Natal SA
Hi here a pic taken on 03/09/2009 close to the previous 2 posts at cb notice how the veld has changed.

Image


Last edited by wingman on Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:30 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:01 am 
Offline
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:45 pm
Posts: 5598
Location: Pretoria
How's this for a cam sighting :big_eyes:

thebush wrote:
Image

:D

_________________
Marius
Hunter, nature lover, conservationist.

I believe that for man to survive, we must work with nature rather than against her. We need the land; the land doesn't need us. Too many people have lost sight of this fact. - Bruce Truter


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:23 am 
Offline
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2005 7:29 pm
Posts: 769
Location: Northcliff, SA
:thumbs_up: X 3 - wow! Mom, dad and offspring that doesnt want to leave home? :roll:

_________________
It takes one tree to make 10,000 matches, but one match to burn 10,000 trees.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Honey Badger
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 12:27 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 21, 2008 11:16 am
Posts: 113
Location: Pretoria
Nice pics - three at Satara cam? WOW!

We were blesses with two different sightings one 25 July 09!

This first one was in the same area as the one wingman saw towards croc bridge from LS

Image


And later that same day we saw this one on the Mlondozi loop, he was right against the road but made a run for it then crossed the road behind us:
Image

Two HB's in one day :shock:


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 121 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 ... 9  Next



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group

Webcams Highlights

Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Addo Nossob Orpen Satara
Submitted by Stampajane at 15:23:13 Submitted by Anonymous at 17:51:32 Submitted by ritad at 18:37:33 Submitted by fenman5 at 19:29:04