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Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:03 pm

Hyena's have a bad reputation, specially the Spotted Hyena's but after reading Gus Mills book( twice already)"Hyena nights", I think it is time to open a thread where everybody can upload images and tell some stories and where they spotted them.

I have never seen a Brown one in KTP and hope that during our December 2012 trip my luck will change :think:

Please share all your sightings and images :D

This one was walking back from a kill near the first dune road.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:53 pm

Glad you like the idea....now it is time to post that sightings....

We were one of the first cars at Mata Mata gate and was rewarded with Hyenas returning from the night and stop for a pose

The sun was just rising over the dunes and painted the Hyena in red.(This is one of my best images of the Spotted Hyena)

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby GavinW » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:17 pm

Hi Jan, Great idea for a thread :D

My SO and I are especially fond of (Crocuta crocutas)

Our last trip to the KTP delivered this sighting at Urikaruus!

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:00 pm

Would do any thing(all most) to saw and capture them on a kill on our December trip.... :think:

a Few more images of the Hyena returning to her den.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:57 pm

One of my missions on our December trip is to spot and photograph a brownie!!!

No action but to see one is always a bonus.

Taken in the Auob river

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby RichardJ » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:16 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Great pics all


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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby WillemK » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:16 am

A few of my hyena photos taken during our trip in Dec 2011 - it was about 45 degrees as we sat near the waterhole watching these hyenas in the water.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby WillemK » Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:18 am

And another few:

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