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 Post subject: Re: Thirstland Trip- KDU & Francolin at KTP/ November 2013
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well done Katy to be in the Wild card magazine :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Thirstland Trip- KDU & Francolin at KTP/ November 2013
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:redface: :k Thank you anne-marie!
I was chuffed when they asked me to write a little something and to post my pics of the young Springbok 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Thirstland Trip- KDU & Francolin at KTP/ November 2013
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For those who are not registered for the Wild Card Mag Newsletter, here is the post that anne-marie is referring to ....

http://www.wildcard.co.za/blog.htm?action=view-post&id=4810

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Well done Katydownunder! :clap: :clap:

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Image...Well done Katy!!! :thumbs_up:

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Well done Katy, awesome pics :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Thirstland Trip- KDU & Francolin at KTP/ November 2013
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@ Trrp-trrrrrrrr
The Gecko was a bit irritated to see me lying on the ground to take his photos :lol:

@ kyknetta
Thank you!
I can never resist a rainbow...

@ MM
They were magnificent thunderstorms

@ hilda
The Kalahari landscape *sigh*

@ Pumbaa
Well the next time that you are at KK check out #2
The Cape Foxes were jsut too cute for words and we were glad that we found the den

@ SurfCindy
Thanx a lot!

@ barryels
It is always amazing when animals come to vsit the waterholes in the camps

@ gatita
Well, I see that you are back in September /Oktober.... I guess that is a still a bit early for a proper thunderstorm... :hmz:

@ DD
Listening to Barking Geckos easily makes me home sick....

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 Post subject: Re: Thirstland Trip- KDU & Francolin at KTP/ November 2013
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23.11.

Today we are moving from KK to Urikaruus.
As it wasn't a long drive, we left for an early morning drive before packing the car.

Just shortly after we reached the riverbed we spotted a movement on the ridge.
A Brown Hyena....
We just had a short glimpse and then she was gone.

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Of course we visitited the Cape Fox Den again.
The little ones we out and playing...

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Then they got tired and returned back to the den, time for us to leave....
we decided to drive up till Gemsbokplein before heading back to KK.
Shortly after passing Auchterlonie we spotted yet another Honey Badger disappearing over the ridge....

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And shortly before reaching Gemsbokplein we found this...

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Now we were wondering what we might have missed.... :hmz:
Well, at KK we packed our car, said farewell to Willem and decided to drive to Urikaruus via the Lower Dunes Road and Twee Rivieren, as it still was a bit to early to arrive at Uri.

The Dunes Road was quiet and it already was a pretty hot day.
We found a Hyena shortly after passing Rooiputs having a mudbath.

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After a Toasted Sandwich and an ice cold Coke at the TR Take Away we were finally heading towards Urikaruus.
It was a hot and quiet drive and we were very happy when we finally arrived at the Camp.
Eric greeted us and we soon moved into #2.
In the afternoon we left for another drive south.
Heading back towards the camp later we found this Honey Badger at Montrose Waterhole.
Having a closer look he had two wounds on his back, maybe a fight with another Honey Badger?!

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He then crossed the road walked up the hill and disappeared...

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A sleepy Jackal near Rooibrak

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Giraffes north of Kamqua

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Shortly before we reached Urikaruus we found the Cape Fox Den that enrico and Jacliz told us about...

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As soon as we were back at the camp we started the braai and enjoyed the feeling of being back to Urikaruus.... 8)

At 4am that morning we had visitors to the waterhole...

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Another day with some great sighting, Katy :dance: :dance: :dance:

Love the gorgeous cape foxes and the hyaena taking mudbath :lol:


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Katy another eventful day :mrgreen:

Great spot of the Brownie. :clap: :clap:

Cape foxes are just such dear little things. :dance: :dance: ...Wonder if they would make nice pets. :hmz: :tongue: :lol:

Gorgeous reflection in the water of the Lion drinking :thumbs_up: ...KTP Lions for sure are extra handsome. :dance:

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Lots of wonderful sightings!
That little fox babies are so cute!
Jippy! to be waken up by roaring Lions!
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Who cares if it is 4.00?
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