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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:33 am

A terrible photo I know, but this Caracal was at Samevloeiing at 11H00.

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:06 pm

Caracals tend to do that, be invisible, I mean.
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Unread postby lion queen » Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:16 pm

MM he tried his best!! :wink:

And did succeed as a lot of cars drove by without seeing it under and behind that tree. But then you don't expect to see a caracal at 11 in the morning!! :hmz:
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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:38 pm

Great moments and sightings captured lion queen :clap: :clap:

Female reflection...

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Unread postby lion queen » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:24 pm

Jan that is a stunning photo!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby lion queen » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:27 pm

Houmoed............

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby jfh » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:11 pm

Spikes wrote:We were the first to leave Nossop one morning in 2010 (had to be at Augrabies in time) when we came upon these ladies of leisure. They were lying flat in the road and the Landie had to go around them! Later got up and walked away in different directions.

Hope to see them again when we revisit end June 2014.

Sorry can not post the photo? Why?

Thanks for advice Lion Queen - still don't understand! I'm the generation BC ("Before Computers")

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How long was the drive to Augrabies?
I'm doing it the other way around and am a bit worried about making it in time.
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Unread postby lion queen » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:20 pm

Hi jfh,

According to me..............

Augrabies to Upington = 1,5 hours

Upington to TR = 2,5 hours

TR to Nossob = 3.5 hours

Then you don't spend hours at a sighting and this does not include stopping in Upington for shopping.

Remember to add extra time for booking in at TR, filling up and deflating tyres.

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Unread postby jfh » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:23 pm

I can't wait.
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Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:29 pm

Thank you lion queen; Spikes and Jan van Wyk for posting such wonderful waterhole encounters and keeping the postings rolling! Dalkeith keep on delivering! Unfortunately I have not been to the Park in more than a year, so my "material" is running very short! Have been to the Richtersveld for nine nights in April and then after two weeks at home again away to Namibia!
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:15 pm

April 2012 Near the waterhole at Rooiputs! He entertained us for at least a half an hour! [IMG]

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This is leopard Kruiper at Samevloeiing waterhole in June 2009!

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How many lions do you see? Marie se Draai also June 2009

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More lions at Marie's on the same day, but nearer to the waterhole!

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We counted a pride of twelve lions in the riverbed!
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:02 am

OH WOW

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I just love this thread.
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby hilda » Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:11 am

Stunning sightings and pictures, thank you Fotomaljohan! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Robbert » Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:46 am

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Thanks for sharing Fotomaljohan! Lovely leopard sighting!

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