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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby MDT2008 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:15 pm

Hi Jan,

was great meeting you on Monday afternoon at TR, thanx for coming around, we know it was your day off! Carry on with the good work you are doing in the KTP, it really is appreciated. See you again around 2013 hopefully?

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Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:26 am

Hi there Michelle,

It was only a pleasure, nice to have had a chat about the park we all love. I hope we might see you before 2013 :P

Have a great weekend

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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby AstroMatt » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:46 pm

Kgalagadi Guru wrote:Here are some more.
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I'm positive (from the spots) that this is Langklaas, the same leopard that you previously caught on the camera trap at Qubitji Quab. Do you have a rough date for when it was captured?? :pray:
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:26 am

@Adtormat,

I will find out for you regarding the date, I come to the conclusion that the leopard we see at Qubitji Quab i sthe same leopard the whole time.

As you all have noted it takes a bit longer now to post the pictures and the reason being that since we have received larger SD cards I can put the cams out for longer periods, although problems will always come forth as some of the areas/cams are still trail and error.

The cam I had up at Urikaruus firstly couldn’t handle the heat as some of the other cams so I took a cam from TR and put it up, then it worked BUT the distance from the cam to the waterhole was just to great and couldn’t take good night pictures. Now I have made a new termite mound which will be put up closer to the waterhole.

Currently the cams are up at Kieliekrankie, Leeuwdrill and Maries se Draai. Hopefully I will get the cards on Friday where I will then go through them and post some good pictures.

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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:37 am

oups... it's a long way to recupere the cam at KK... long and hard slope... under the sun :lol:
I hope the Leopard does an appearance :dance:
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:43 am

@Anne-marie,

I’m hoping to capture the leopard which gave you such a great sighting and memory of a lifetime. The attendant at KK was but just too happy to have the cam at his camp. On the funny side you should here the guy’s at the wilderness camps bragging about the fact that they have a cam at their camps which makes it difficult for me as they always ask me when the cam will be at their camps.
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:46 am

:thumbs_up:
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:10 pm

:hmz: Great to see that the cams have become a hit with a lot of Kgalagadi staff. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:23 pm

It sure has become a hit. The cams will make their way up to some of the Wilderness camps such as Gharagab and Grootkolk.
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Sharifa » Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:50 pm

Hi KG. Can't wait to see what Grootkolk and Gharagab will capture

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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby chirinda » Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:46 pm

Hi KG

Just found this thread in the week and have now caught up. What a pleasure to see these animals from a different angle, some of them looking towards the cam as if it spoke to them :D .

Thank you for all the efforts and time you put into posting the pics for us. Hope your research teams get good information from the project too.

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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:00 am

Morning all,

I retrieved the cam from Leeuwdril and it became clear that with all the rain that we have been having the animals can chose where they would like to drink. The calcrete ridge holds fresh water from the rains so the animals prefer to drink there. It can be seen with the amount of pictures taken by the cams.

Here are some pics from the Leeuwdril cam.
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby Scouter » Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:37 am

Thanks Jannie :thumbs_up: - there might not be lots of photos but they are simply stunning !!!!
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:57 am

:D thank you, good souvenirs :dance:
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Re: Camera Traps

Unread postby vinkie » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:46 pm

Thank you KG....nice pictures :thumbs_up:

Love the Gemsbok 8) and the posing BBJ. :D
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