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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:16 pm

I jumped out of bed...crabbed the spot light ......shone around....

culprit nowhere to be found....

lifted the beds....and there it was...the cutest (not so little) mouse.....got the fright of its life.....cowering away under the corner of the bed....

closed the internal door opened the external door and after many attempts guided him outside....

he couldn't jump over the wall, so I built a ramp in the corner...then looked for him....and gone????

no there he was sitting on the chair...so moved the chair closer to the wall and little hop, skip and jump back to safety of the KTP out of human danger....

the little critter about to get free...

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:24 pm

Some more little critters

Black Lizards

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:26 pm

Striped mice

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:28 pm

These guys are so photogenic....always offer an interesting pose..

Yellow Mongoose

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:35 pm

These 2 little ones provided some entertainment....the one had tasted the Warthogs tail...

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed May 15, 2013 8:37 pm

and off to find something else to terrorize...... :D

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:03 pm

From little guys back to the big ones....

We were packing up at MM for our trip TR for the cricket.

The man cleaning the braai remarked about the lion...

what lion?....

the one under the tree!!!!!

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:12 pm

While watching her, she got up and headed to the waterhole in front of us

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:13 pm

I then noticed that she had porcupine quills sticking into her chest

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:14 pm

she then headed back to the tree....

we wondered why she was alone :hmz: :hmz: ....still wondering 8)

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:20 pm

Whilst at Nossob we went for a drive....we opened the gate for guide Robert, here to do the 4x4 Trail, he told us about a kill next to the road...

We found the 'spot' but all vehicles had moved off, as the lions had obviously done a short while before us...

around the corner just before the Marie road split there was a reason to stop and check with binos.....yip....
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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:22 pm

a little futher app 1 km a vehicle parked and poited out another male lion walking way deep in the river bed.

I will come back to this distant sighting in a later chapter. 8)

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Re: And now KTP, March 13, in living colour

Unread postby RichardJ » Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:26 pm

Just before Uri we were warned to look out for a couple of lions, in the shade of a tree, near some vehicle tracks across the river bed....

WE found the tracks :evil: :evil: :evil: the second time that we had seen this :evil: :evil: :evil:

after a few minutes of looking in all the shade SO points just behind us.....a couple of meters off the road :redface: :redface: :redface:

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