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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby joekin » Thu May 21, 2009 10:19 am

great to see.

i'm sure there must be a small population.

if all the sightings where just nomads and passing through would be a huge coincidence....well IMO

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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:18 pm

wow i am so glad to hear the BH's are in Kruger!!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:04 pm

OK I accept it :clap:

Not many visitors will get to see one in Kruger never mind photograph one.
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:16 pm

But BB they are still roaming around Kruger :dance: :dance:
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby sheldogz23 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:33 pm

i bet there is a small population but in a remote part of kruger where no one even bothers to go :mrgreen: :hmz:
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Jun 30, 2009 1:50 pm

Like Pafuri. :roll:

Most Krugerites have never heard of it. :twisted:
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Donny » Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:10 pm

Guys ,

Just read on the website : www.wildlifesightings.co.za ,
that a brownie had been seen yesterday (28/07/09) @ 17h10 on the S55.

Checked my map and see that its a loop about 2km outside Shingwezi camp.

Any knows anything about it ? :huh:

Just :clap: to know that they are out there.
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Brown Hyena

Unread postby Riaanf31 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:21 pm

Hi All,

We all post pictures or read of Spotted Hyena, but the Brown Hyena has been rarely seen or mentioned. Are there any amongst us who has been fortunate enough to see them in KNP if they are still to be found there/here in recent times?

They are shown on all distribution maps to occur in this area, but I've not read of them being seen. Might they be more towards the less frequented northern parts of the park where they might find it easier to go unseen.

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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Scipio » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:56 pm

We were lucky enough to encounter them doing an excursion on yhe western boundary of Kruger, so I do believe they are around. :wink:

BB, you want to contradict me, come over with the RedSaloon and we go there. :twisted:

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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Rookie2009 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:17 pm

Very interesting thread - just read this:


2010/08/30 22:15 Brown Hyaena (1) Shingwedzi Camp
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby madach » Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:47 pm

Rookie2009 wrote:2010/08/30 22:15 Brown Hyaena (1) Shingwedzi Camp Fence

I guess it's hard to make a mistake identifying a Brown Hyaena but I'll believe it when I see a picture.

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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Tom124 » Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:44 pm

Wow what a sighting that would be! Better than a pangolin on a suni, tap dancing around an oribi :tongue:
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Sprocky » Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:58 pm

No evidence no case, I'm with BB on this one. :whistle:

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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Batmad » Wed Sep 01, 2010 10:15 pm

Donny wrote:Guys ,

Just read on the website : http://www.wildlifesightings.co.za" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ,
that a brownie had been seen yesterday (28/07/09) @ 17h10 on the S55.

Checked my map and see that its a loop about 2km outside Shingwezi camp.

Any knows anything about it ? :huh:

Just :clap: to know that they are out there.


This sighting along with this one....
Rookie2009 wrote:Very interesting thread - just read this:


2010/08/30 22:15 Brown Hyaena (1) Shingwedzi Camp
Fence

http://www.wildlifesightings.co.za/Repo ... ark=Kruger" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


this shows me that there seems to be, possibly a loan animal or maybe even a den around the shingwedzi area. Both sightings seen in a fairly close range of time, in the same area.
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Re: Brown Hyena in Kruger?

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:15 pm

Or some people do not know the difference between a brown hyena and a spotted hyena, just as some cannot distinguish between a leopard and a cheetah. :twisted: :wink:
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