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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:54 pm 
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Time to get the Hyenas back on forums again......... :think:

After many visits to KTP I manage to saw 9 Brown Hyenas and took some great images. :clap: :clap:

Bedinkt early morning

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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I shot this guy on the upper dune road in December at 09:25am. We were quite surprised to see a Brownie at that time of the day.

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Exposure 1/5000 sec
Aperture f/6.7
Focal Length 1000 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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There is a den about 1km south of the Urikaruus turnoff where we saw this family unit on a daily basis. It looks as if the mom is giving the little guy a talking to.

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Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 600 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias -1 EV

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Dec '12 KTP Flickr 73 by cooper5022, on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Great images and sightings Touareg :clap: :clap:

Hyena from the same clan with a big grin...

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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November, midday at Rooibrak.

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Tx guys :D

peterpiper - reat action and moment capture :clap: :clap:

We found 3 Brownies at the Waterhole and as describe in Guss book they didn't drink together and wait their turn.

This one finish and look back at the other two before moving away.

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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we spotted this one while drving out of the polenswa camp...he was heading to the waterhole so we went and sat there for +- 10min waiting for him to come and drink..
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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Great sighting and images

Close up from the Mata Mata clan

Love the reflection in the eyes....


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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Taken at Bedinkt

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Kgalagadi september 2012

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Nice one Anne-marie..:)

A young hyena REALLY enjoying his bath :D at Kamfersboom....26/12/2012

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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One thoroughly wet Spotted Hyena...same one as posted earlier.

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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A few pics of young spotties - can only be described as cute!

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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Great images :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Bedinkt

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Near Urikaruus

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 Post subject: Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi
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the little ones near Urikaruus (North) in 2009.
They were three

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near Urikaruus (South) in 2012

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