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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:41 am 
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Thanks Tom :thumbs_up: I love doing research on the internet and books and often find conflicting answers. By putting that up here and discuss them, I believe we even learn more. :lol:

Horse Antelopes

Match Roan, Sable and Oryx

1. Distribution
a. Somali-Masai and South West Arid zones
b. Restricted to the Southern Savanna
c. Formerly one of the widest-rangest antelopes

2. Social Organization
a. Territorial, mostly sedentary/dispersed in small herds
b. Territorial, gregarious, sedentary, with a tendency to more extensive movements where wet and dry seasons ranges separated.
c. Nomadic, gregarious, mixed herds and some solitary

3. Activity
a. Visit waterholes frequently, if not daily, often at midday and sometimes at night
b. Tending to be late risers, especially on cool mornings
c. Information about activity is very limited

4. Dominance / Threat displays
a. Head turned toward opponent or in frontal approach, head turned away slightly and ear pointing at opponent.
b. Lateral display of erect posture, medial, high and low-horn presentation
c. Lateral display of erect posture, approach in lowstretch, rubbing head/horns on opponent



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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Sable : B ; C ; A ; B

Roan : C ; A ; C ; C

Gemsbok : A ; B ; B ; A

Hope I did well! :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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6/12 Bush Brat :D

Just saw your countdown; we might run into each other :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Just saw your dates for Kruger and we will be at Orpen when you are at Skukuza (29th and the 30th of Sebtember) and at Lower Sabie when you are at Shishangeni camp (1st and the 2nd of October)
Hopefully we will bump into each other! :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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I'm going to post the right answers tomorrow. Wouldn't want you to wait for 3 more weeks :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Hello!! Great question HF!! :dance: :dance: :dance: I am so jealous that you're going to Kruger so soon that I could cry!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :cry: :cry:

Here is my attempt at your question:

ROAN:
1. A
2. A
3. B
4. B

SABLE
1. B
2. B
3. A
4. C

ORYX
1. A
2. C
3. C
4. A

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Well, almost...... :wink: but very well done :clap: :clap: You made only one mistake: you used 1A twice (for Roan and Oryx) :twisted:

The answers:

Sable B, B, A, C
Roan C, A, B, B
Oryx A, C, C, A

BF, You are it. I'm gonna miss your questions :? I'm gonna do some "live" research and will come back with some very, very difficult questions. Be prepared :twisted: :twisted: :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Thanks HF!! I hope you are having an awesome time in KNP :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Topic: CONFUSING SA ANTELOPE!

Your options: Steenbok + Oribi; Bushbuck + Nyala; Lichtenstein's Hartebeest + Tsessebe; Blesbok + Bontebok

1) HORNS

A: Image B: Image C: Image D: Image E: Image F: Image G: Image H: Image


2) DISTRIBUTION

A: Image B: Image C: Image
D: Image E: Image F: Image
G: Image H: Image


3) CALLS/NOISES
(there are two antelope who have the same call/make the same noise, that's why there are two of the same thing)
A: Soft bleat
B: Snort
C: Bellow or sneezing snort
D: Snort and growl
E: Bleat and deep bellowing bark
F: Snorting alarm whistle
G: Loud bark
H: Snort and growl

GOOD LUCK!!! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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BF that is an awesome question! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Here I go!

Steenbok - G;G;A
Oribi - B;A;F
Bushbuck - E;D;G
Nyala - D;C;E
Lichtenstein's Hartbeest - C;F;C
Tsessebe - A;E;B
Blesbok - H;H;H
Bontebok - F;B;D

Hope I did well! :pray:
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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Well done BB! :clap: I'm not going to let you know how you did yet as I would like one or two more people to give it a shot first :pray: :pray: :pray:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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A. Lichtenstein's Hartebeest C, G
B. Oribi A, F
C. Tsessebe E, C
D. Nyala F, D
E. Bushbuck D, B
F. Blesbok H, G
G. Steenbok G, A
H. Bontebok B, E

if only I know where you get the calls/noises :wall: :tongue: :redface:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Hey Bushfairy, still waiting for the answer. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Sorry BB!!

Steenbok - G;G;A
Oribi - B;A;F
Bushbuck - E;D;G
Nyala - D;C;E
Lichtenstein's Hartbeest - C;F;C
Tsessebe - A;E;B
Blesbok - F;H;H
Bontebok - H;B;D

You only made one little mistake BB - you swopped the horns of the blesbok and bontebok around!

Since you were so close, you are IT! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Multiple Choice (RV)
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Thanks BF. :)

TOPIC: SMALL PREDATORS

Match Life Expectancy, Maximum Weight & the Afrikaans name with these small predators:
Honey Badger, Small - spotted Genet, Caracal, Serval, African Wild Cat, Civet and Striped Polecat.

Life Expectancy:

A. 12 years
B. 8 years
C. 12 years
D. 24 years
E. 11 years
F. 12 years
G. 15 years

Maximum Weight:

A. 13.2 kg
B. 2.6 kg
C. 6.4 kg
D. 20 kg
E. 13.5 kg
F. 1.4 kg
G. 14.5 kg

Afrikaans Name:

A. Siwet
B. Rooikat
C. Tierboskat
D. Ratel
E. Stinkmuishond
F. Vaalboskat
G. Kleinkolmuskejaatkat

Good luck!! :thumbs_up:

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