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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Nov 05, 2006 5:05 pm

Now it would seem so according to my book called The Wildlife of Southern Africa. Do you beg to differ Jaz?
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Unread postby Vonnie » Sun Nov 05, 2006 5:50 pm

Zebras must certainly be the most confusing prey to any predator.
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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:06 pm

Rather not differ with you DB I am sure you are right. :D
As far as Zebras being a confusing prey they are not as large a prey as a buffalo.
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Unread postby Vonnie » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:21 pm

Oh Jazzie, as always, you are so right!
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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:28 pm

Thank you Vonnie, its not easy always being right like I am :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:36 pm

Musketeers! Worried that you will be outplayed here :twisted:
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Unread postby Vonnie » Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:49 pm

Exactly what I say! 8)
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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:13 pm

You are absolutely right Vonnie and DB. Can anyone please tell me a bit about an aardvark?
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Unread postby restio » Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:42 pm

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park visitors recently had an unusual sighting, a dead aardvark being consumed by black-backed jackal, according to the KTP guru's recent post in the sightings thread. (Jannie is very dedicated, and is still posting sightings even when on holiday! :thumbs_up:)

Aardvarks are solitary, nocturnal animals that usually sleep in a hole that they fill in behind them. They can dig at an unbelievable rate. Three kinds are of holes can be distinguished:
1 - the hole in which they live and in which the young are born
2 - a temporary shelter
3 - a small excavation for the purpose of searching for food

Their teeth are poorly developed and they use their sticky tongues to catch termites.

They are seldom seen.
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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:44 pm

Nyala are very common in the Pafuri area of KNP & your chances of seeing them there is 100 to 0.

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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:12 pm

0 Camels are in Kruger Park
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:24 pm

Kruger Park you say Jaz :P

Tshavandlopfu is a hill in the Kruger Park 19km north-east of Letaba. The name comes from the Tsonga word, (which means mountain of elephant) Ntshavandlopfu.
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Unread postby Jazil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:40 pm

Uncommon as the Sharpe's grysbok is, it does occur near Punda Maria
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:44 pm

Afsaal is a picnic spot and borehole situated on the banks of the Mtlhowa Creek.
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Unread postby Elsa » Sun Nov 05, 2006 10:32 pm

Kgaligadi Transfrontier Park is situated in semi arid terrain, 260 kms from Upington and has has 3 traditional camps and 6 Wilderness Camps.
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