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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:30 pm

Another example of lions working together.

The buffs were crowding the waterhole and the lions wanted a drink.

So they 'drew' the buffs away from the waterhole , outflanked them and then sneaked around them to the water.

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:33 pm

After drinking the lions didn't hang around...they were soon on their way...

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:36 pm

and so were we on our way....

a bright splash of colour drew my attention

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and what looks like a 'mother in law's tongue'

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:37 pm

and our home in the bush

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our's the 4th last from the right

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:46 pm

17 Feb 2012

Whilst having breakfast on the deck, we had some bird visitors.

a speckled mousebird

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trying to get a flower pic, this Greater Double-collared Sunbird (?) kept getting in the way....

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:48 pm

and then it stuck it's bill into the flower.....

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:50 pm

and then a juvenile came along as well

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:52 pm

some ground level activity

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:55 pm

first ellie of the day, in the bush area..

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enjoying some fresh prickly pear

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:00 pm

ah...yellow mongoose..

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:04 pm

and then between the un-named waterhole and below the southern entrance to Harvey's loop (markers 30 and 29) there were a couple of vehicles parked off.......

what could they be watching?? :hmz: :whistle:
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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:11 pm

what else but lion....

lying in the grass right next to the road

10h22 a late start to the morning....what would lions be up to...

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:13 pm

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Re: A circuit route of 6 'Cape parks, Feb 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:15 pm

A different pair of males to last night !!

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