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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby picnic » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:46 am

Augrabies Guru wrote:Now there was also a forumite last night with me on the drive,LizF was doing the spotting on the otherside and in same area where we have the porcupine sighting she spotted a aardwolf :D

:hmz: Why didn't I know about that? :roll: Liz hope you enjoyed the drive. :thumbs_up:

Nice sightings AG. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:39 am

Morning all
Last night was a very windy night, seems that it was gonna rain but it was not the case.

We found a gemsbok before we reach Kukurasiep dry river bed and giraffes on the otherside of the riverbed.
A klipspringer on the far end, and as I proceed 2 klipspringers in front of us on the side of the road.

In front of the Black Ridges a tourist spot something about 40m from us, lying down on the rock so comfortable,look at us, stand up but not hasty and walk off. :big_eyes: :D

A small herd of eland in the area of fonteintjie and a water mongoose at the end of the drive.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:51 am

Augrabies Guru wrote:In front of the Black Ridges a tourist spot something about 40m from us, lying down on the rock so comfortable,look at us, stand up but not hasty and walk off. :big_eyes: :D


...............and??????? :hmz: :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby picnic » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:15 am

:shock: A .........? :hmz:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:47 pm

Good evening all
Tonight we have find giraffes close to Moonrock and a genet in Kukurasiep dry river bed which was not a clear sighting.
Springbok further and red rock rabbit and african wildcat at the Black Ridges.
A small herd of eland at the other side of the Black Ridges and a genet close to fonteintjie.
Another genet on my way back close to the rest camp.

@ Picnic,lion queen, will post the specie which we have seen on Thursday.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:46 am

Goodness the Genets did come out to play!!!....... :clap: :clap: :clap:

I'm ready, made fresh popcorn.............. :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby picnic » Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

:shock: AG the suspense is killing me. :roll:
One day to go. :D :thumbs_up:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby LizF » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:19 pm

We had a fantastic drive on Sunday - it was our first ever sighting of an aardwolf and it stayed around for quite some time. It sealed a really good night for us as the porcupines were an early highlight. Thanks AG!

Oh, and I know what AG saw the following night... but I'm not going to spoil his surprise!

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Hi LizF

I'm so glad you had a wonderful Night Drive!!! Always nice to see those wonderful animals!!!

And now to find out how many Koeksusters will be enough for the bribe........... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby picnic » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:25 pm

:D Only a few hours to wait. :wink:

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:32 pm

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:26 am

Goog morning all! :)
Could'nt post yesterday as I was on leave.
The following credit go's to the people who was with me on the drive on Monday night.
S.W.Coustec and Mia Scheeberger for taking the foto's.

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby saraf » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:30 am

:big_eyes: That's got to be a forum first! Leopard in Augrabies photos. Thank you S.W.Coustec and Mia Scheeberger for sharing the photos.
Want to say Thank You or Well Done to a fellow 'mite? Why not nominate them for a Kudu?

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:16 am

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive Sightings

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:18 am

Thank you thank you thank you S.W.Coustec and Mia Scheeberger for sharing the photos.

This has to be celebrated!!!! What a wonderful sighting!!!! I'm taking of the rest of the day!!!!

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