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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:53 pm 
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Thanks Carol and Jan!!

One can only but hope to witness something so amazing!

I'll post more photo tomorrow, home internet tonight very slow!! Just now started raining!! :dance: :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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:thumbs_up: thanks LQ

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Good news about the rain lion queen :dance: :dance:

Golden morning walk....

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Love the early morning sun!! Golden Cheetah!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Jan it's dark outside with thunder clouds. Did you see the posting in What the weather like?? I posted a link of the article in Beeld on the nice temp we're having!!

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Thank you lion queen :D
Sjoe 50 degrees :big_eyes: .......suppose every body lay low under the aircons... :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:09 pm 
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25th October 2013.
Here are Elena and her family. We had seen them the day before and they were still around next morning and on the lookout for breakfast, just before Leeuwdril waterhole. Although these cats are lovely when they are just lying down we like to watch them when they are eyeing up prey. The slinking down and peaking over bushes.
As we were on our way north we didn't stay long enough to see if they managed to catch their meal.
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CHEETAH by cstevens0559, on Flickr

PF & DASSIEDELIGHT (photos by DD)

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Peregrine Falcon....You were so lucky to see them and manage to get some great images!!! :clap: :clap:
Thank you for sharing...more please :cam:
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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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superb :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Peregrine Falcon wrote:
25th October 2013.
Here are Elena and her family. We had seen them the day before and they were still around next morning and on the lookout for breakfast, just before Leeuwdril waterhole. Although these cats are lovely when they are just lying down we like to watch them when they are eyeing up prey. The slinking down and peaking over bushes.
As we were on our way north we didn't stay long enough to see if they managed to catch their meal.


They caught their meal on 25 October. When I arrived at Twee Rivieren in the late afternoon, Kgalagadi Guru told me about cheetahs who made a kill near Leeudril. It was too late for me to go for a drive but I saw them the following morning. Elena made another kill (springbok) on 26 October. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Some wonderful pictures here. Hope you like my contribution, gotta love those eyes!

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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One of two males seen near Sitsas. One of my favourites, you cant beat the evening light.

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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wildc,what a beautiful sighting of the cheetah :clap: :clap: :popcorn:

I took this image of this mother and cub near Melkvlei and I nearly saw my first kill. :D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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wildc and RoelfA.......you were so lucky to saw them and you captured the beautifully !!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Hi roelfA,
great picture. Usually the cheethas with collars usually have names. Any idea what this ones name is? Looks like a fairly young cheetah to me, so it has probably only recently been collared. Would be interesting to find out more.

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 Post subject: Re: Cheetahs of the Kgalagadi
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Hi roelfA,
great picture. Usually the cheethas with collars usually have names. Any idea what this ones name is? Looks like a fairly young cheetah to me, so it has probably only recently been collared. Would be interesting to find out more.
you are right wildc :thumbs_up: ... but since Margie and Gus Mills left, no Cheetah was collared... :hmz:
or maybe again a person takes care of them :D

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