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Re: Leopard

Unread postby SAF » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:46 am

Awesome pictures!!!
Spanishwolf think I know this male leopard.
I think he roams the S3, S4 , S1 and H11?
If it is the same leopard, saw him on S3 about 2km from Kruger Gate in a territorial fight
1 of the biggest leopards I have seen
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Re: Leopard

Unread postby spanishwolf » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:42 am

Yes SAF!!!
The picture was taken in S3, about 1.5 km Paul Kruger gate.

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:43 pm

Great sighting and images :clap: :clap:

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:51 pm

Wow some stunning photos!!!!

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby SAF » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:43 pm

Spanishwolf I've got some great pics of that huge fellow!he was so huge, he tried to climb up a tree but he couldn't grip to get up!dont think anyone has seen this guy on a tree in recent times, think he'll bring the branch down lol
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Re: Leopard

Unread postby spanishwolf » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:25 am

YES SAF!!!!
I really thought it would weigh at least 80 kg. It's huge.
This Leopard is by far the biggest I've ever seen.
It's all a big boy! :mrgreen:

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Re: Leopard

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:26 pm

Great images and sightings

Previously also uploaded an image of the big mail just before Paul Kruger Gate and presume it is the same one (page 82).

Does any one know why he have a collar around his neck?


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Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby ossendryver » Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:31 pm

This is an incredible series of photos taken at a sighting with a leopard fighting a python.
It was seen on the S1 near Skukuza
Photos by the Campbell-Harrises

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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:06 pm

I agree :big_eyes:

wow

It seems to know to break "the neck".
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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby Graeme & Nicky » Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:25 pm

Now that is something that you don't
see everyday. :big_eyes:
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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby ossendryver » Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:46 pm

Here is the unbelievably rare footage of a leopard fighting with a python seen this month



Thanks to the Campbell-Harris Family for the footage

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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby Graham_5000 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:34 pm

:clap:

Incredible sighting. I wonder how often pythons are attacked by cats in the wild?
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Re: Leopard - Python battle

Unread postby K-4S » Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:07 am

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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby ossendryver » Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:27 am

flying cheetah wrote:Fantastic sighting :dance: But I'm very surprised that the leopard allowed the python to escape into the water :shock:
Does anyone know what bird is calling in the background?


I was wondering the same thing.

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Re: Leopard vs Python - 3rd September 2012

Unread postby KOOS BEST » Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:33 pm

pops wrote:Possibly a Trumpeter Hornbill? :think:

I am not so sure about it's a Trumpeter Hornbill, nearly 100% but would love to know for sure.

The sighting one of those of LIFETIME , well done!!!! lucky people


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