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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:54 pm

Time to get the Hyenas back on forums again......... :think:

After many visits to KTP I manage to saw 9 Brown Hyenas and took some great images. :clap: :clap:

Bedinkt early morning

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Touareg » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:15 pm

I shot this guy on the upper dune road in December at 09:25am. We were quite surprised to see a Brownie at that time of the day.

Camera Nikon D4
Exposure 1/5000 sec
Aperture f/6.7
Focal Length 1000 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Touareg » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:24 pm

There is a den about 1km south of the Urikaruus turnoff where we saw this family unit on a daily basis. It looks as if the mom is giving the little guy a talking to.

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Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 600 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias -1 EV

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:53 pm

Great images and sightings Touareg :clap: :clap:

Hyena from the same clan with a big grin...

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby peterpiper » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:08 pm

November, midday at Rooibrak.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:56 pm

Tx guys :D

peterpiper - reat action and moment capture :clap: :clap:

We found 3 Brownies at the Waterhole and as describe in Guss book they didn't drink together and wait their turn.

This one finish and look back at the other two before moving away.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Bibronsgecko » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:19 am

we spotted this one while drving out of the polenswa camp...he was heading to the waterhole so we went and sat there for +- 10min waiting for him to come and drink..
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:41 pm

Great sighting and images

Close up from the Mata Mata clan

Love the reflection in the eyes....


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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:11 pm

Taken at Bedinkt

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:58 pm

Kgalagadi september 2012

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Caracal » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:26 am

Nice one Anne-marie..:)

A young hyena REALLY enjoying his bath :D at Kamfersboom....26/12/2012

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Caracal » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:03 am

One thoroughly wet Spotted Hyena...same one as posted earlier.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby myles » Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:11 pm

A few pics of young spotties - can only be described as cute!

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:31 pm

Great images :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Bedinkt

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Near Urikaruus

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:51 pm

the little ones near Urikaruus (North) in 2009.
They were three

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near Urikaruus (South) in 2012

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