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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:12 pm

:dance: :dance: :dance: beautiful Leopardess :clap:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:29 am

Beautiful pix of a lovely young leopardess! :clap: :dance: Rosa is nearing 3 years now.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:37 am

Hi, would appreciate any help on an ID for this large leopard seen at Kamfersboom on 4 Dec 2012
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:47 am

Here's one more pic of the same guy from his other side

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:54 am

Hi peterpiper!
Your leopard is the Auchterlonie Female. At what time did you see her, and was it at the waterhole?
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:55 am

Oh and while I'm at it, am I correct in thinking this is a young female called Amur. I saw her on the 28 November near Batulama at 6.30 in the evening.

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:58 am

Thanks wanderw - And I thought it was a large male?? whoops! :shock:

I saw her 6.00pm coming to the waterhole for a drink.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:02 am

:hmz: could be the Auchterlonie... femelle
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:04 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: don't saw you reply... sorry wanderw
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:12 am

@peterpiper
Auchterlonie Female - You are not the first person that has mistaken her for a male. :wink: Many thanks for the info.

Your second leopard - Amur! :thumbs_up: Looks like you had a great sighting!

Thank you for posting. Could I ask you to please fill in AstroMatt's spreadsheet with your sightings info?(If possible) You will find the spreadsheet and AstroMatt's e-mail in the following link:

http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:14 am

@anne-marie - :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby peterpiper » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:24 am

Thanks Wanderw, have filled it in. Good to get a positive ID on those.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby AstroMatt » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:05 pm

Great sightings!
Just a short reply to say i saw the Auchterlonie Female twice over the past two days near the picnic site with a really young cub...surely not more than 2 months old! They even crossed the road in front of us :) pics might have to wait for a better connection.
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:23 pm

@AstroMatt - Lucky You!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Hope you are having a great time! :thumbs_up:
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