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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Peregrine Falcon » Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:56 pm

Just thought I'd post this pic of Red Hartebeest as they don't get much exposure. I like it because they seem to look down their long noses at you.
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:24 pm

Just love the Red Hartebeest and you captured them perfect!! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:07 am

Gorgeous picture of the Red Hartebeest Peregrine Falcon and DASSIEDELIGHT! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:16 am

They are stunning animals!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:45 pm

Run Forest Run!!!

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He made it safely and the King had to go back to his morning nap!!
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:34 pm

Sjoe lion queen...presume your finger was ready......great moment captures :clap: :clap: glad he got away and sorry you missed out on a kill :hmz:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jan 24, 2014 2:01 pm

I'm also glad he got away! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:52 am

It was two lions we followed for quite a while and they were terrorizing everything along the way!

So when they saw these BWB they had to have a go at them too! There were two calves but after a few hundred meters all stopped running! The calves walked to their moms and the lions went back to the shade!
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 26, 2014 5:42 pm

Love the story with the happy ending..... :dance: ...wish we were there to see it ..... :think:

The water jump....

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:39 pm

Wow Jan! Stunning picture of the Wildebeest! It looks like a painting! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Fotomaljohan » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:53 pm

Really great photos Jan! Thank you for posting.

I think this may be the same 'white' sprinbok that lion queen saw during December. This photo was taken in early January 2013.

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:00 am

Quite possible that it is the same one Fotomaljohan! Beautiful! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:56 am

Thank you all for sharing these wonderful pictures :D

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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:52 am

FMJ he seems to survive very well!! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Antelopes,Blue wildebeest and Giraffes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:55 pm

Great rare sighting Fotomaljohan

Honey Badger....not pin sharp but still a great sighting :dance:

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