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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:34 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Wow, this is one of my favourite threads! So much info :dance: :clap:

Especially like how the typical scenes of the area are shown, gives me a feel of what to expect.

Is the quiver tree with the sociable weavers' nest still there?

Pardon my stupidity, but I have seen there are a number of BS cobras, now, were I to come across one while walking, what should I do (given that I have come to within 5 m of it, if further I can just stop and wither wait for it to pass or change my course to avoid it).

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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@ MxM, the quiver tree is still there, on Western section of the Park.

With regard to the black spitting cobra's, you might be lucky to came across them, they are not agressive and will move off as they became aware of your presence.
I had many close up's with them, rather just leave them so that they can go their direction.
Can recall that some tourist came report that a black spitting cobra had a go on them, at the falls.
I go down to look at the scenario, the snake just want to cross the path, and they were to close, typically they will raise them and make a hood.


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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A wonderful sighting!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Saw a spit Cobra this morning at our chalet! Lovely snake, slithered under rocks behind the chalet for a morning nap!!

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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and you are... IN the park lion queen :mrgreen:
what a chance :dance: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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A leopard sighting this morning in the area of Moonrock, guest told me that the leopard was crossing the road,to quick for pics. :)


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:dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

Wow what a chance!!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Indeed a chance, but yea I have my 11 moments of last year,but hopefully some day light sightings this year.


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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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AG, I'll cross my fingers for those daylight sightings!! :thumbs_up:

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We'll have to check the Moonrock area! It seems the Leopard likes that area! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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You are goiing on a night drive while the sun is starting to set :)
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DSC04412 by closed4, on Flickr
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You do a drive on the western section of the park, and you might find these.
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A chance for some close up's in the Central section.
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 Post subject: Re: A Short Visit To Augrabies
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Stunning pictures! Thank you for sharing AG! :clap: :clap:

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Thanks for the virtual trip! :dance: :dance:

Those sunset photos are stunning!! :clap: :clap:

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