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Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Rookie2009 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 1:41 pm

Take the S143 north of mopani :D
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby SamoesaWoestyn » Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:50 pm

@ ColWD, I would have love to post my Brown Hyena pic but you wouldn’t believe me so I decided not to post it… :wink: :wink:

It was a real special trip indeed, I will give anything to have the same antelope sightings again!!

You should visit Tihongonyeni, it is a must!! We went there last year July for the first time and what a place it is! You can see for miles around you and it the meeting place of all the animals in the region. You can spend the whole day driving up and down in the vicinity of the waterhole and every time you will see something different. Seen Roan, Eland, Lichtenstein, Tsessebe, Cheetah, Some impressive tuskers and much more at the waterhole. There is a thread for the waterhole, do yourself a favour and have a look!
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby ColWD » Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:07 pm

Thanks SW

Just had a read through the thread. Would love to see Roan and Lichtenstein's Hartebeest, Tihongonyeni may just be what the doctor ordered ;)

The more I read through the forum, the more I'm thinking a trip up North is a must! (only ever been as far as Letaba)

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Impisi08 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 6:14 pm

At two different mornings in January 2011 I saw two different Lichtenstein's Hartebeest (one had a broken horn) at Tihongonyeni on the Tropic of Capricorn Loop. As with the Lichtenstein's Hartebeest that SamoesaWoestyn saw one of the animals was interacting with Wildebeest but also with Tsessebe and Ostrich. It arrived with a Wildebeest and I had the impression they were very used to each other. They were running around and chasing each other.

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Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Aat » Sat Jul 02, 2011 5:59 pm

It looks like the LH is not seen that much , so like to show / share the pics I could make of one of them near Tihongonyeni waterhole (Mopani area along Capricorn Loop)

Actually I was waiting for a tusker approaching the waterhole when I saw this L.H. here the pics.


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Left alone again… he was just on his own , no other L.H. around
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby adw » Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:54 pm

Great sighting and photos Aat. :clap: :clap: I have not had the good fortune of seeing this animal let alone photographing one. :mrgreen:
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby LaeveldLeeu » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:15 am

Aat

Your are no longer known as the "Elephant Man" but I think we can call you RAP - "Rare Animal Photographer"

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Aat » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:39 pm

Mmmmhhhhhh... have to think about this :hmz: :hmz:

Think I prefer "Tusker Whisperer" since I always have "rare sightings" when I am on tusker ""hunt" or in tusker area....
But I must say you are creative with naming :lol: :lol: :lol:

LaeveldLeeu wrote:Aat

Your are no longer known as the "Elephant Man" but I think we can call you RAP - "Rare Animal Photographer"

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby bigal-sa » Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:02 pm

Taken at Klopperfontein Dam. What was quite sad is that while I was taking the pics, two vehicles drove by with only a cursory glance at this guy :(

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby adw » Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:18 pm

Bigal-sa, Magnificent sighting and equally magnificent photograph. :clap: :clap: :cam: I still have to see this rare antelope in the park. One can only shake ones head when people ride past and obviously not interested in non-predator sightings.
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby bigal-sa » Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:05 pm

adw wrote:Bigal-sa, Magnificent sighting and equally magnificent photograph. :clap: :clap: :cam: I still have to see this rare antelope in the park. One can only shake ones head when people ride past and obviously not interested in non-predator sightings.


Thanks adw! This was the first time I had seen it after many, many visits to KNP over the last 30 years!

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby okie » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:26 pm

Beautiful Bigal-sa :thumbs_up: We saw some in the same area last year September . A rare sight indeed . Looked out for them again in May and also this past couple weeks , but no can do :cry:
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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Petro Rossouw » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:45 pm

Saw these on the H1-8, on 8 September, close to the electricity pylons. There were 3 in total, including the one with the deformed horns.


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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Morkel777 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:03 am

I am so green about these sightings! And some stunning photos displayed too. Never seen one in over 27 years of annual Kruger visits! :big_eyes:
Planning the next trip already...

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Re: Antelope: Lichtenstein's Hartebeest.

Unread postby Mungos mungo » Tue May 15, 2012 12:00 pm

Hi Petro,

I think we saw the same sighting, I think we even talked about it with you for a while? Nice to meet you!! Anyway here's one of my photo's also from the 08/09/2011!
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