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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:32 pm

Which park was first used as a town commonage for livestock grazing before it was proclaimed as a reserve and later on as a National Park?

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby Shidzidzii » Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:13 pm

Bontebok. I

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:37 am

I would have said Richtersveld NP, but the wording of "town commonage" does suggest Bontebok.
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby gmlsmit » Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:57 am

The stock grazed in veld now called "die ou resiesbaan" the area used by the Swellendam Turf Club - Bontebok National Park.
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:25 am

Not Bontebok that I'm looking for.

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:01 am

Then the only other national park that I can think was close enough to a town to enable livestock grazing was CAMDEBOO; Graaff-Reinet is pretty much surrounded by this park.
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:15 pm

Camdeboo it is. Well done onewithnature :clap:

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:40 pm

Name a SANPark in which one can find South Africa's national mammal, national fish, and national bird.
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Wed Jun 26, 2013 5:37 pm

West Coast National Park?

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:58 pm

West coast for me as well. (Good question :clap:)
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:30 am

Thanks Rooies. :thumbs_up: Well done to you and Markus. As Markus answered correctly first, I'll pass the baton to him ... :clap: :clap:
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:16 pm

W Quinton is a name in history linked to this park.

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Wed Jul 03, 2013 9:26 am

Karoo National Park,
He was a local farmer that compained for a conservation area near Beaufort West
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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby MarkusF » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:03 pm

Correct and well done, Heksie! :clap:
And the prize is: you may post the next question. :tongue:

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Re: Guess the SANPark quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:52 pm

Thanks guys :gflower:

WHich National Park was home to naturalist Eugene Marais before it was known as a national Park? :hmz:
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