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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:09 pm

what super news and photos :clap: :clap: :clap:

I search for Safran around Lijesdraai... and I found another rarety

I saw Barolong at Urikaruus, by night and twice a big male, no photo :redface: at night :?
and the last day was a kill, a really fresh Leopard's kill near Rooibrack... and wait for a long time to see which Leopard it could be :shock: nothing....nothing at all :think:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby kite » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:49 am

The click on link to spread sheet is not working ( if it supposed to be a click on link )

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:06 pm

Hi kite
Try the following link:
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopa ... tings.html

If you have seen a leopard, we would really love you to post a pic here as well. :pray:
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Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:08 pm

Oops! :hmz: This is not working either! Will give AstroMatt the heads up!
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby kite » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:26 pm

Sorry, I haven't been yet, but was interested in seeing the leopards.
Hope to get there in a year or 2!

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:31 pm

No problem! Hope you do get to KTP soon! :thumbs_up:
Thanx for alerting us to the link problem.
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby AstroMatt » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:34 pm

Hopefully you'll get there someday.
If you visit the guide page then you can download a copy of my guide and look through them all....we are up to 49 now and hoping to get a 50th soon.
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:43 pm

Link is working now! :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Lionspoon » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:08 pm

anne-marie wrote:I saw Barolong at Urikaruus, by night and twice a big male, no photo :redface: at night :?

Sorry to contradict you, but no, you didn't see Barolong. :twisted: I got it from good authority. :whistle:
It was Tsamma and the male was Dakotah. 8)

I just want to say it publically again: Thanks heaps for ID'ing my blurred night leopard shots for me, AstroMatt! :gflower:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby AstroMatt » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:59 pm

No worries...it was a great challenge ;)
Also really good to know that yours and Anne-Marie's were the same sightings.
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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 anne-marie » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:26 pm

. :doh: I will change... who said to me it was Barolong :whistle: :twisted:

thank you for the ID :k
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby Lionspoon » Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:26 pm

Wasn't me! :whistle:
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby AstroMatt » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:26 pm

lion queen wrote:Hi All

Some of the leopards we saw on our trip in April 2012.

This was the evening of 10 April 2012 at the Urikarus waterhole.

Terrible photo I know, but for me that is now the norm!!!

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She came walking under our cabin ( nr 3) and then a hyena chased her into the tree in front of unit 4. When the hyena left she got out and just sat there staring at the waterhole.


I've been trying to clear up some old(ish) sightings using newer pictures and i have an identification for this shot now. There was some speculation that this was Tsamma, but i'm certain it's Barolong (Tsamma's mum).
Kgalagadi Leopard Project
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

Please use the online form or download the spreadsheet to report leopard sightings.
You can also download a free copy of the identification guides for KTP and Augrabies.
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Re: Kgalagadi leopard identification

Unread postby wanderw » Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:40 pm

Quite a difficult pic for ID. Well done AstroMatt! :thumbs_up:
Kgalagadi Leopard Identification Guide and Sightings Form
http://www.ast.uct.ac.za/~schurch/leopards/

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LITS in Kgalagadi....

Unread postby Oumie » Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:09 pm

Fist time we got a photo close up of a Leopard in a tree on the road to "Kaspersdraai" in April 2012
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Storms river 11/10/15 - 12/10/15
Addo 13/10/15 - 15/10/15
mountain Zebra 16/10/15 - 18/10/15
Camdeboo 19/10/15 - 20/10/15

Reservation made for April and May and June 8)


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