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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:35 pm 
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It has been a quiet day, we will have a shortlist.


This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 8. Tiny ellie trio=5 points
2. No. 7. Fantastic kudu bull=3 points
3. No. 4. "I believe I can fly!"=2 points


No one had the matching combination Image


You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Zebras at Addo
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2 Kudu Ewes surprised to see a swimming Cape Buffalo
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3 Lots of stripes at Satara
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4 Two early BBJs
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5 Black-Backed Jackal at Orpen
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6 Nice Elephant
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7 lots of Blue Wildebeest
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We have had some nice sightings today, on Tuesday we will have our Weekly vote.



This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 2 Kudu Ewes surprised to see a swimming Cape Buffalo =11 points
2. No. 3 Lots of stripes at Satara =7 points
3. No. 7 lots of Blue Wildebeest =5 points


Heksie and Picnic had the matching combination Image



You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Early Duiker
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2 Elephant drinking
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3 Nice Giraffe
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4 Blue Wildebeest standing close together
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5 Genet at Addo Image
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6 Close up of a Warthog
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7 Cape Buffalo
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8 Lonely Springbok standing in the shade
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9 Satara Hyena comes for a drink
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10 A Hare
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Image Thank you all so much for voting. Image

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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:51 pm 
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I hope that you have all had a good weekend and are looking forward to a nice not-too-busy week. @ Deeds - yes, you may make any selection you wish... thanks for voting!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 5, Genet at Addo on 16 points
2. No. 3, Nice giraffe on 11 points
3. No. 1, Early duiker on 5 points

Well done to Vinkie and Deeds, who got this selecrion right!

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Buffalo visits Orpen
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2. Very dirty ellie
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3. Duiker making a habit of visiting Orpen
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4. Whole herd
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5. Hyena drinking
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6. Impala in the mist
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7. Impala with reflection
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8. Kibo watches a drinking ellie
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9. Kudus
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 11:23 pm 
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We have had a nice day today with lots of Hyenas visiting Nossob. Today we will have our Weekly vote.


This is the result of Yesterday’s Daily vote:

1. No. 4. Whole herd=17 points
2. No. 8. Kibo watches a drinking ellie=8 points
3. No. 6. Impala in the mist =4 points


Melrockson and Heksie had the matching combination Image



You may choose 4 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Long Hyena visit
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2 Big Tusker at Addo
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3 Cape Buffalo
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4 Kudu Bull with lots of Ewes
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5 Ringo’s late night visit
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6 Herd of Blue Wildebeest
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7 Hyenas and Kudu Bull in standoff
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8 Little Zebra waiting to have a drink
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9 Spotties at Nossob
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10 Monkeys drinking
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11 “Are you looking at me?”
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You may choose 6 from the following Weekly pictures : Image


1 Ringo returns
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2 Warthogs on a conveyor belt
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3 Sunset and oryx combined into one fantastic Nossob shot
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4 Majestic ellie stance
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5 Mr. Handsome
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6 Gorgeous hippo bottom
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7 Two male lions
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8 Lion makes a second appearance in the sun
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9 Wonderful scene
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10 Beautiful sky at Nossob with an early visitor
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11 Tiny ellie trio
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12 Fantastic kudu bull
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13 Kudu Ewes surprised to see a swimming Cape Buffalo
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14 Lots of stripes at Satara
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15 Genet at Addo
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16 Nice giraffe
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17 Whole herd
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18 Kibo watches a drinking ellie
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Thank you all so much for voting Image, Enjoy your Wednesday Image

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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Hi all

Wow. What a great few days we've been treated to. Not only have we had some very rare sightings, but also some artistic, beautiful shots of generic game. That mix was very much reflected in the voting yesterday... just take a look and see how close it was!

Daily -

1. No. 5, Ringo's late night visit on 23 points
2. No. 2, Big tusker at Addo on 18 points
3. No. 7, Hyenas and kudu bull in standoff on 10 points
4. No. 9, Spotties at Nossob on 3 points

Weekly -

1. No. 5, Mr. Handsome on 28 points
2. No. 1, Ringo returns on 27 points
3. No. 6, Gorgeous hippo bottom on 25 points
4. No. 11, Tiny ellie trio on 8 points
5. No. 3, Sunset and oryx combined into one fantastic Nossob shot on 8 points
6. No. 7, Two male lions on 7 points

Picnic and Tom124 got this selection right - well done Picnic!

Please choose 4 pics today:

1. Astonishing barn owl
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2. Inquisitive bokmakierie
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3. Family scene
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4. Lion makes first appearance
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5. Flitting away
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6. Gemsbok pair
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7. Night-time kudu bull
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8. Kudu ewes in exquisite arty shot
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9. Lion reappears just seconds behind an impala
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10. Shaking spottie
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11. Soft sunset
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12. Spottie and distant wildebeest
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 10:00 pm 
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We have been very lucky with the visit of a wonderful Leopard at Orpen today.


This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 1. Astonishing barn owl=18 points
2. No. 10. Shaking spottie=10 points
3. No. 9. Lion reappears just seconds behind an impala=9 points
4. No. 2. Inquisitive bokmakierie=8 points


No one had the matching combination Image



You may choose 4 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 African Wild Cat at Satara
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2 Owl landing for a sip of water
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3 Early evening Leopard visit Image
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4 Kudu family
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5 Blue Wildebeest in a neat row
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6 Massive Elephant
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7 Loooong Hyena visit upsets lots of animals at Satara Image
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8 Cape Buffalo
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9 Warthog family enjoying themselves
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10 Wonderful early morning colors
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Image Have a wonderful weekend, I am sorry to say that there will be no Saturday voting….. Image

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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 12:41 am 
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Hi all

Hope everyone is well. Vinkie posted on Friday that there may be no Saturday voting. If there are many sightings, however, I will post. So if you are on the forums, pop by for a quick check if you have the time! Thanks and enjoy your weekend

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 3, Early evening leopard visit on 20 points
2. No. 1, African Wild Cat at Satara on 14 points
3. No. 7, Loooong hyena visit upsets lots of animals at Satara on 8 points
4. No. 2, Owl landing for a sip of water on 3 points

No-one got this selection right

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Felix or Felicity
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2. Monkeying around
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3. Close encounter
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4. Slightly less close encounter
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5. Kneeling gnu
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6. Nice jackal specimen
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7. Pretty kudus
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8. Gorgeous colours
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9. Plethora of zebras
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 10:30 pm 
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Hi all

Vinkie isn't posting tonight, but I had a few spare minutes so I thought I'd post a quick selection. Sorry if it isn't my best work, but please do enjoy!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 1, Felix or felicity on 12 points
2. No. 4, Slightly less close encounter on 7 points
3. No. 8, Gorgeous colours on 3 points

Well done Anne-marie, you got this selection right!

Please choose 3 pics today:

1. Buffalo at Orpen
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2. Creepy crawly
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3. Well-conditioned ellie
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4. I'm watching you...
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5. Heron on the prowl
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6. Cropped kudu
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7. Line of Addo ellies
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8. Flock at Nossob
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9. Giraffe makes an appearance
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10. Pretty stripes
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 8:48 pm 
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Hi all


Today we have a great weekly selection, as well as a nice daily selection. Quite a few ellies at Orpen today, so I've selected a couple of nice shots of them. So please enjoy!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 5, Heron on the prowl on 8 points
2. No. 7, Line of Addo ellies on 4 points
3. No. 4, "I'm watching you..." on 2 points

No-one got this selection right

Please choose 3 daily shots:

1. Two of the big five
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2. BBJ skulking around
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3. Wildebeest herd and springboks
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4. Ever-watchful Kibo
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5. Incredible kudu bull
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6. Nocturnal impala ram
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7. Two wading ellies
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8. Unusually bright lunar show
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9. Wise-looking ellie
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Please choose 4 weekly shots:

1. African wild cat at Satara
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2. Astonishing barn owl
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3. Big tusker at Addo
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4. Early evening leopard visit
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5. Felix or Felicity
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6. Heron on the prowl
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7. Kibo watches a drinking ellie
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8. Line of Addo ellies
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9. Ringo's late night visit
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10. Shaking spottie
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11. Slightly less close encounter
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12. Whole herd
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
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Hi all

Quite a quiet day today, spiced up a bit by an early evening leopard visit!

Yesterday's results: (with my votes included)

Daily -

1. No. 5, Incredible kudu bull on 9 points
2. No. 7, Two wading ellies on 7 points
3. No. 6, Nocturnal impala ram on 6 points

Weekly -

1. No. 3, Big tusker at Addo on 12 points
2. No. 4, Early evening leopard visit on 12 points
3. No. 9, Ringo's late night visit on 11 points
4. No. 2, Astonishing barn owl on 8 points

No-one got the exact combination - Picnic came very close though!

Please choose 3 pics from a short list today:

1. Bokkies and wildebeest in the sun
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2. Hyena trio
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3. "The spotted one"
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4. Another good moon shot
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5. Spooky Addo mist
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6. Vervet all alone
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7. Generic game
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 Post subject: Re: YOUR favourite sightings?
Unread postPosted: Tue May 08, 2012 9:13 pm 
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It has been quiet at the Cams and Satara has been down since last night.


This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 3. "The spotted one"=15 points
2. No. 2. Hyena trio= 8 points
3. No. 7. Generic game=3 points


Heksie, Anne-Marie and Vinkie all had the matching combination Image



You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 “Did I hear somebody call my name?”
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2 Our warthog friends are back
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3 Springbok having a quick drink
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4 Vey nice Giraffe
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5 Solitary Cape Buffalo
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6 BBJ looking at the Orpen sky, with disappearing dark clouds
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7 Nossob clan raids the waterhole
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8 Wonderful Elephant
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9 Black-Backed Jackal close up
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Image Enjoy your Wednesday. Image

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Unread postPosted: Wed May 09, 2012 9:15 pm 
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Hi all

Not too many sightings today, but those we have had have been fantastic! The ellies in particular put on a real show at both Orpen and Addo :D

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 6, BBJ looking at the Orpen sky, with disappearing dark clouds on 13 points
2. No. 4, Very nice giraffe on 12 points
3. No. 2, Our warthog family are back on 9 points

No-one got the matching selection

Quite a short list, so please choose 3 today:

1. Quite a few wildebeest
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2. Big Addo tusker returns
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3. Drinking leopard
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4. Dusk lioness
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5. Pensieve ellie
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6. Genet reappears
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7. Turnk contortionist
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We have had Hyena and Genet visiting Satara early this morning.


This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 3. Drinking leopard=18 points
2. No. 4. Dusk lioness= 10 points
3. No. 6. Genet reappears=6 points


Picnic, Vinkie, Heksie and Dovidal all had the matching combination Image



You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Ready and waiting to spot something special
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2 Genet at Orpen
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3 Big herd of Dagga Boys
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4 Thirsty Anti-Poaching Unit dog
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5 Nice Elephant
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6 Blue Wildebeest sharing the Waterhole with the Kudu Ewes
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7 BBJ all alone
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8 Late Hyena visit
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Image Have Fantastic Weekend. Image

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Hi all

I hope everyone is well and you are looking forward to a fantastic weekend :D I feel I may have short-changed you with a few recent selections, so I've compiled a larger one tonight. Just generic game really, although I do like the BBJ action shot. Enjoy!

Yesterday's results:

1. No. 4, Thirsty Anti-Poaching Unit Dog on 12 points
2. No. 2, Genet at Orpen on 7 points
3. No. 8, Late hyena visit on 2 points

Picnic and I got the right combination - well done Picnic! :clap:

As it's a larger selection, please choose 4 pics tonight:

1. BBJ hunting birds
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2. Lone daggha
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3. Another bulky buff
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4. Close encounter with a gnu
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5. Slurping ellie
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6. Night-time ellie visit
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7. Obscured giraffe
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8. Hyena trio returns
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9. Handsome Addo kudu pair
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10. Kudu ewes
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11. Owl venturing to an unusual side of Satara
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12. Ostentatious secretary bird
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We didn’t have a lot of sightings but we did have a Leopard at Orpen, and a partial sighting of Ringo.


This is the result of Yesterdays Daily vote:

1. No. 1. BBJ hunting birds =8 points
2. No. 9. Handsome Addo kudu pair = 7 points
3. No. 2. Lone daggha =7 points
4. No. 11. Owl venturing to an unusual side of Satara =5 points


No one had the matching combination Image


You may choose 3 from the following Daily pictures : Image


1 Having a quick drink
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2 Two elephants testing their strength
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3 Leopard returns for a short visit Image
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4 Hyena at Nossob 8)
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5 Wonderful Giraffe :D
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6 Late night Springbok visit
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7 Nice Dagga Boy
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8 Two Blue Wildebeest on a field trip
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9 Marabou Storks testing the water quality
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10 Late night Hyena Image
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Image Enjoy your Sunday. Image

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