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 Post subject: Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP
Unread postPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:07 am 
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RhymeZA wrote:
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Re: Union's End picnic spot.

When we visited in September 2012 we were fortunate (unfortunate?) enough to not find the lions, but there were some fresh tracks around the toilets.

We left from Grootkolk that morning and didn't encounter another vehicle before we reached the picnic spot. There was some debate about whether to use it or not. In the (Union's? -- sorry) end after driving around the area a few times and making REALLY sure it was safe we decided to risk it -- my SO was 5 months pregnant at the time...

Of course I had to get out first "just to be 100% certain" :roll:

Look at the size of the print next to her's! :shock:

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(first time posting pictures -- hope it comes out Ok)

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 Post subject: Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP
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I saw often tracks at Union End... and high grass too :shock:

if I'm alone at a picnic spot... normely I don't go to the toilets, except for some very clear enough, or I park near by the door :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP
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:mrgreen: :( Never happens to me. :( :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP
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Your day will come Philip1! :lol: :lol:

I don't want it to happen to me! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP
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Special moment in KTP...........

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That is soooo much more than special!! It's heart warming and makes me smile!!

Thanks for sharing those special moments with us!!!

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@ RhymeZA: What a unique combination footprint you have captured!

@ Jan van Wyk: The most adorable expression you have captured on the face of that lion cub in your photo! What a great shot Jan!

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Those adorable little ones again! Thanks Jan! :clap: :clap:

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Not much activity lately, probably due to the holiday season, BUT please all you wonderful “mites” out there, if you are NOT in KTP now and you have time on hand, look for...... and find those exclusive waterhole, toilets and predator photo's!

These were taken at 13e Boorgat!
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Keep the thread going with all the good memories please!

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Beautiful 13th borehole lions!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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If only we could find them Fotomaljohan! We'll try our best in April! :dance: :dance:

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Great sightings Fotomaljohan :clap: :clap:
Agree ..lets see that great sightings ...

Think this was the first time they saw water....(the one is very small and hope he did made it to adult life..)

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Hi Jan!
May be it is the same Lioness I just post a pic (with the scar on her shoulder) in the "Lions of Kgalagadi Forum.
2 Cubs were with her, one bigger than the other. 8) We found them in October2013 , 13 th Borehole

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Jan as usual stunning!!

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