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Re: Nossob Brothers

Unread postby Lionspoon » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:55 pm

Thank you, frisian! :gflower: That was basically all that I needed. :thumbs_up:

A beautiful photo regarding the affection but the both of them
don't look all too happy nor too healthy. :? Mr. Handsome looks
as if he was limping? (Right hind leg)

Where did you take this photo? Just outside Nossob?

Now with that photo telling me with 99% certainty that I
did not capture Mr. Handsome nor his brother in October
at Nossob waterhole, I wonder if it is possible that there
are more or less 4 adult males in the greater area.

Does anybody have any information regarding that?
Could it be that the Nossob brothers were dethroned by
some younger males?
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Re: Nossob Brothers

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:08 pm

I've got a magnificent male at Nossob... but... not alone... with a female :lol:
will search... I come asap :wink:
I don't know if it can help you :whistle:

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Re: Nossob Brothers

Unread postby frisian » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:03 pm

Where did you take this photo? Just outside Nossob?

Yes, from the birdhide.

Here are some more photos out of the birdhide


http://de.tinypic.com/m/fxf4si/4

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Re: Nossob Brothers

Unread postby Lionspoon » Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:05 pm

Thanks heaps, anne-marie and frisian! :gflower:
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Re: Kgalagadi lions: Ousus

Unread postby SHELEPH » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:02 am

lion queen wrote:I bought my copy in 2007.

As far as I can remember it was a printer here in Upington that printed the book??


Thank you


Spoken to the publisher in Upington; NO LUCK!
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Re: Ousus

Unread postby SHELEPH » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:05 am

Kingfisha wrote:This is a very exciting topic! I am sure you have all heard of OUSUS. She is/was (don't know if she is still alive) a female lioness who frequented the Bedinkt waterhole in KTP.

Piet Heymans wrote a book about her "Ousus van die Kalahari" and she was identified by her whiskers. I am not sure, but it was something dot-dot-space-dot.
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I cannot find a lot on internet...I am sure the KTP staff will know much more about OUSUS!



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Re: Kgalagadi lions: Ousus

Unread postby SHELEPH » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:22 pm

KleinKedawer wrote:Hey everyone! I'm sorry to have to say this, but unless you already have an Ousus book, you will not find it in the KTP shops. There was only a limited number of prints and it seems that Oom Piet does not see the need to have more printed. However, since my Grandpa :wink: is such a softie...you can try to convince him otherwise. You can also send him some of your own Ousus pics, he will love to correspond with you!! (Piet Heymans: ph38@mweb.co.za)


Hi KleinKedawer :)
Do you know where I could obtain a secondhand copy of the book, OUSUS written by your Grandpa?
I have read the book (a work colleague gave it to me to read). Now I would like to get a personal copy of the book. Looking forward to your reply and possible help/assistance in this regard. HELP! HELP! HELP!
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