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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby PJL » Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:59 pm

Whoaa Luiperd! wrote:Hi All, just a question. I see there is a cam highlight of a brown hyena at the Nossob water point. This is the 2nd one I've seen in about a week. I've read Mark and Delia Owens book, Cry of the Kalahari, where they did extensive research on the Kalahari brown hyena, and as far as I remember reading, the brown hyena is very water independent, getting most of its moisture from the fluids of it's prey. Does this mean that it's very dry in the Kalahari at the moment? I've never been to the Kalahari, one of my top places to go camping next to Kruger and Chobe! :D

Hi Whoaa Luiperd :yaya:

It is very dry around Nossob at the moment compared to this time last year, but whether that's why 'Brian' the brown hyena is coming to the waterhole at the moment I'm not sure - he seems to be a regular on the cam for most of the year unless I'm mistaken. You'll often catch him around dusk or dawn having a drink at the waterhole :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:24 am

Wonderful rains!!!!!! at Nossob. :dance: :dance: :dance: 8)
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Unread postby kyknetta » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:50 am

Yes! Wonderful!So happy and thankful!
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Unread postby Whoaa Luiperd! » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:24 am

Thanks PJL, for the reply. I don't get a chance to be on the cams at dusk or dawn, because I'm either stuck in the traffic on the way to work or stuck in the traffic on the way home at that time. :wall: But nice to know that "Brian" is a regular. Amazing animals brown hyenas!
Just when I was worried about the dryness in the Kalahari, then the Easter bunny comes around and waters the plants there. Just in time for the Easter weekend! :dance:
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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby PJL » Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:23 am

Great to see more water around Nossob... not a moment too soon I think :dance: :dance:

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Unread postby kyknetta » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:04 pm

:wink:
Wish I could see Nossob!
Maybe the river is flowing....
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Unread postby PJL » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:21 pm

:thumbs_up: kyknetta
I was just thinking the same thing :D Maybe when the cam is online again we'll see some big lakes

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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby melph68 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:59 am

Great to see the Satara white-tailed mongoose is still around vinkie :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby melph68 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:08 am

Happy Easter cammers!!

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I hope your day is full of fun (and a sensible amount of chocolate Easter eggs) :wink: :lol:
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Unread postby kyknetta » Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:30 am

:D

So happy for all the rain @ Nossob!

Next weekend in the Kgalagadi!
I wonder if we must bring a rubberducky with! 8)

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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby PJL » Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:32 am

Happy Easter everyone :thumbs_up:

So good to see so much water at Nossob this morning :dance: :dance:

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Unread postby grannyb » Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:49 am

Image .. to all you lovely Cammers!

:thumbs_up: Wonderful to see all that water at Nossob. :dance: :dance:
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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby vinkie » Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:41 pm

Welcome back Lionspoon 8)

I hope :pray: you have had a wonderful trip :D
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Unread postby Lionspoon » Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:27 pm

Thanks, vinkie! :D I certainly had an excellent trip... :cam:

And I see the little leopard is still visible on the cams. 8)
Tried to habituate him / her a bit to people, but more of that at some later point. :whistle:
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Re: Cam chit chat

Unread postby melph68 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:57 am

Oh yes, how wonderful to see that Nossob got so much rain :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:

And equally as wonderful to have Lionspoon back on the forums!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Can't wait for your TR to start :popcorn: :popcorn:
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