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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:55 pm

Radman wrote:hehehehe had to laugh at that one cheeky bird :P

Not nice when you almost pour your coffee over yourself :D

Right, after changing shorts following the winged intruders antics, we saw our 2nd leopard in under an hour on the other side of Trasport dam. It was on the hunt..
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He disappeared into the brush, and we waited for over an hour but nothing happened, so off to camp we went - THE MOTHERLOAD was on...........
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:50 am

So Old Years day was plentyful, what would New Years day bring........

THE MOTHERLOAD
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These went into the bush, and we heard the pack make a kill. Lets go round to the tar road to see if we can spot them from that side...

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Give a dog a bone...

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TBC
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:46 am

This doggie would not let the chewy go......
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We watched their interaction for long periods of time..

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And their rest

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Not quite what I meant by "GIVE A DOG A BONE!)

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The pack assembled themselves again..

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AND.......
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:14 am

NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED..............

And.... off they went on the hunt again. In the space of 1 minute, they caught and ripped an impala to pieces. We saw the take down and by the time we arrived at the sight this was what was happening....

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Sorry a bit blurry.. but interrsting none the less
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After this they went into deep bush and we left them.
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:52 am

Cleaning up after breakfast..

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so, after 2 hours spent with the Wild Dog, we pushed on...

The ugly duckling...

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The Secretary doing some admin...

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The King playing hide and seek...

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The horse with its pajama's on...

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After lunch we hit this lazy.................
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:33 am

Right, so off we go for the afternoon drive and what have we here?

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Been fighting there love??

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Oh - my favorite shot "hugging a tree"Image

The traffic got a bit hectic, so we pushed off and.....
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:52 am

Back with decent signal, so let us take leave of the Beautiful LIT and carry on with our afternoon drive..

My Best....

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I believe a mite is named after this beautiful eagle..

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What is that in the tree???????? 2nd Leopard in the space of 30 minutes. WOW :shock: :shock:

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Off I go - one last chance...

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With that we decided to head back to camp and have a looooonnnggg Gin and Tonic!
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:43 pm

After the "Lord Mayors Show" yesterday, we decided to chill and view game rather than snap away, only bringing the camera out if something special was seen..

Low and behold, our MOTHERLOAD was completed with the addition of these 2 blackies....

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A Blackie of another sort...
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CUUUTE

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And I promised some of you earlier a beautiful Fish Eagle, well here it is...

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TBC
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Re: The Motherload - My December TR

Unread postby hotshot » Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:36 pm

Pumbaa wrote:WoW I am totally :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: about your blackie sightings, hotshot :big_eyes:

Always nice to see Blackies Pumbaa.

Right, so off we go homeward bound.......

The smallest terrapin I have ever seen,,
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Locking horns...
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In flight...
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Horny Devil
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IF I HIDE HERE WILL ANYONE NOTICE?

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NOW THAT IS WHAT I CALL CAMO...
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Our last pic............until Easter!

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That is all for now folks - I hope you enjoyed the TR as much as I enjoyed the memories!
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