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

Unread postby WillieV » Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:31 pm

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 25, 2013 8:08 pm

Great sighting and images WillieV :clap: :clap: :cam:

Morning drink at 14 de Boorgat - love the reflection!!

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Unread postby WillieV » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:08 am

May 2013
Gertie I belief.
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Unread postby WillieV » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:02 pm

Kwang 2013. More in my report.

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Unread postby WillieV » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:20 pm

Balete at Marie se gat 2013.

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

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:48 pm

Willie stunning sighting and images :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Investigating the new members of the pride....

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Found him at Bedinkt early one morning in June.
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Waiting for us when we reached Gharagab.
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At Marie Se Gat.
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Re: Predators at Picnic Sites, Waterholes and Toilets in KTP

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:50 pm

Great sighting and images :clap: :clap:

Some more images of the young Lions playing...

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Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:09 pm

the inmate Jackal at Dikbaardskolk Picnic Site
I tryed to chase it... it shows me its teeth :shock: it was sleeping at the door of the car :doh:
so need a log... to allow me to enter in the car :lol:

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:13 pm

Thank you Fotomaljohan :dance: :dance:

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Walk like Mom

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First meet our cousin

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Unread postby Katja » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:03 pm

Union's End picnic spot, 7 November 2012:

I decided to skip my toilet break when I saw the queue.

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While the male was queuing, the female enjoyed a nap in a shady spot.

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Unread postby bshepardson03 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:10 pm

Here is another shot of the lion that took a gemsbok about 50 meters from the gate into TR. That same evening we went out on the game drive and the guide was a little nervous about getting out to open the gate as there were two cats on the kill. We shined our lights on the cats and he quickly opened the gate and got back in.

By the way this shot was taken shortly after the kill, as you can see she is dragging it under a tree. The photo was taken on March 17 at about 3:42 in the afternoon. (if the info in my camera is correct)

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Unread postby bshepardson03 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:22 pm

Since I retired we've now made 8 trips to Africa photographing the various wildlife. One of our goals has been to photograph a Caracal. Well driving toward Nossob from TR we intended to get some photos of the lions on the gemsbok but no one was on the carcass so we continued on. About 10K down the road my wife (Sherry) yells caracal I thought she was kidding as I had already passed it. we stopped as it caught up to us and the sun came out and we probably got the best Caracal photos that we will ever get. Managed to take about 150 some in superb light.

An interesting aside, is that the cat is in South Africa and we're in Botswana. Where else could you do that?

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