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Re: The Kgalagadi Quiz - OQ

Unread postby Micetta » Sun May 31, 2009 12:03 pm

AFRICAT wrote:Keep those thinking caps on...Micetta, not close..yet.
I knew that :lol:

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Unread postby AFRICAT » Sun May 31, 2009 12:14 pm

I knew you knew I knew you knew....c'mon Kalahari addicts, you can do it!

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Unread postby Micetta » Sun May 31, 2009 12:27 pm

There are very few mites around to day. They have been celebrating the Bulls (rugby) the whole night :roll:

There is a frog or toad in the Kalahari that sleeps a lot; do not remember the name though.

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Unread postby Siobain » Sun May 31, 2009 1:41 pm

The dominant male Lion? :lol:
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Unread postby AFRICAT » Sun May 31, 2009 9:25 pm

No to both frog and lion.....

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Unread postby bishop3006 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:18 pm

Ants?
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Unread postby AFRICAT » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:31 pm

No sir.

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Unread postby bishop3006 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:56 pm

:big_eyes: :big_eyes: Mole rats! Now how in tarnation did you come upon that!

South African mole rats: Proudly lazy

Quite interesting. Thanks.
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Re: The Kgalagadi Quiz - OQ

Unread postby AFRICAT » Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:51 am

Yes indeed, mole rats! I hope everybody reads the article you referenced, as they are really pretty interesting animals.

(I found it by reading up on them after Dreamer and Caracal's trip report wherein they saw one, and as I knew nothing about this animal, so I started digging, so to speak...)

Next question, please....

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Unread postby Micetta » Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:57 pm

:clap: :clap: Africat and bishop3006.

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Unread postby Siobain » Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:59 pm

Opening the border crossing at Mata Mata has opened more than just
access between South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
This gateway has started talk about creating a corridor linking this Park with
several other parks, can you name the other parks in question?
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Unread postby Lionspoon » Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:10 am

|Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld and Augrabies? And in greater thinking even Namib-Nakluft as well as Central Kalahari? :hmz:
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Unread postby Siobain » Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:25 am

Close enough Lionspoon, i see you are on a roll, well done. :clap: :clap: :thumbs_up:

The link is Augrabies National Park, due south. And from there, the Ai-Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Conservation Area in the west. Just north of that is Namibia's 26 000 square kilometre Sperrgebiet National Park. That in turn abuts the Namib Naukluft National Park, one of the largest conservation areas in the world. Plans are afoot to link all.
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Re: The Kgalagadi Quiz - OQ

Unread postby Lionspoon » Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:37 am

I have to admit that I never heard of the Sperrgebiet National Park. Funny name for a park anyway. I associate it with something military. :hmz:

Okay, so I was right about the Namib-Naukluft, just for a different reason. :wink:
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Re: The Kgalagadi Quiz - OQ

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:59 am

You guys rock!!

Here is a question from me.

If you were a cheetah in the Kgalagadi, and wished to rest in a shady spot for the day, why would a Shepard's Tree be a good choice?
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