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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:14 pm

Thank you Hilda,Lion Queen,MarkusF .It's very kind of you :thumbs_up:

After springbok, a taller one !


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2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby GavinW » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:27 pm

A friend of mine and forumite Billycan sent me these pics and asked if I could post them on the forum on his behalf.

He writes:

Hi there,
Here are two photos taken from hut no 1 at Urikuruus at 4.24 am.

I had set up the camera the previous evening and was hoping for a leopard or something dramatic. I am however quite pleased with these two shots, focussing in the dark is not easy and you know how far the water hole is from the bedroom balcony at No 1.

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Thanks Bill, I think they are awesome, and also thanks for giving me the opportunity to post a few pics on the forum... May 2012 was really long ago :(
See our trip reports:

Christmas Trees in the Kalahari May 2012

http://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=62684

Kalahari Reflections March 2014

Wannabe Larnies in the KTP December/Jan 2015

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:27 pm

It's true ,very different those nightshots :clap: :clap:

Thanks Billycan and GawinW for sharing :thumbs_up:

Grootkolk july 2011 : Some traffic jam with different generations by the waterhole


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:38 pm

Great sightings ...

Billycan and love the Giraffes at the waterhole!!!! :clap:

Goronta great Springbok images specially the taller one :clap: :clap:

This is the reason why they are so fast........close call

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The sprint

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The pronk

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:59 pm

Thank you Hilda :dance: :dance:

Always fighting........

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:34 pm

Looking for ...

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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:58 pm

Thanks Hilda :gflower:

:hmz: Who is missing ?


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby WillieV » Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:48 pm

At Kwang

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August 2014 short trip to Kgalagadi.

Kgalagadi May 2014 with Lion vs Leopard and the "Love Birds"
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:59 pm

Beautiful close up WillieV

Giraffes on the road from Bitterpan to Mata Mata in july 2011


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Goronta » Sun Jul 21, 2013 3:23 pm

Thank you Hilda

A young bokkie drinking


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Carpe diem

2014:
Golden Gate july 25th-27th,
Cambedoo july 30th-31th,
MZNP august 1st-4th,
Addo august 5-8th,
Tsitsikamma Storms River Mouth august 9th-11th ,Ebb and Flow : 12th-15th
Bontebok:16-17th
Agulhas:18th

2015 : KTP booked

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Johann » Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:35 pm

Taken at 14de Boorgat. We missed the birth by an hour or two.

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Johann » Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:38 pm

Two young bulls testing their strength.

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:30 pm

Great sightings and images every one :clap: :clap:

New generation ..........

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:36 pm

Giraffes near Mata Mata

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby gatita » Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:04 pm

eland and springbok at Samevloeiing

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