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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:24 pm 
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Thanks RP :thumbs_up: I assume they get them from roots or tuberous plants?

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
Unread postPosted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:44 pm 
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Hey all :D

I have seen one on the Maroela loop near Skukuza, so there is definately the possibility that it could occur in the Orpen area. Was very surprised when we saw it (Sept 2008), as I had always thought it occurred in the north only!

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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I have photos of the Sharpe's Grysbok, but due to work website restrictions am unable to post them. If somebody would be kind enough to pm me their email address, I will be happy to forward the two pics onto you and ask that you post them for me.

For those of you that know the road, the sighting was just after crossing the dry riverbed, heading in the Skukuza direction.

OWN, we were also baffled and had thought that it was an odly sized and coloured Steenbok, but on inspection of our mammal book, we got the Sharpe's Grysbok ID.

Was very chuffed with the sighting!

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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Here are Patto's Sharpes Grysbok pics

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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This picture was taken near Sirheni. Could not get a better photo as the next one was as it dashed away.

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
Unread postPosted: Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:34 pm 
Welcome to the forums, Leeukos! :clap:

They are almost impossible to photograph...don't think I have ever done it properly! :cry:


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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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I often see them in Shingwedzi area .

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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Seen on the Mahonie loop 3/9/11.

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 Post subject: Re: Antelope: Sharpe's Grysbok
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Beautiful animal beautifully photographed.

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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Hi, I've just returned from my latest Kruger trip and as always had some great sitings. This antelope was by the river dirt road to Mingerhouts dam.
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I think it is a Grysbok but not sure. I did see some Grysbok near Punda Maria, where one expects to see them, but I have never seen them anywhere else in the park. bondm UK


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Almost certainly a Sharpe's Grysbok. Never heard of them that far south before but it's not impossible.

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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Correct. :thumbs_up:

They are found around Phalaborwa as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Mammal ID Needed?
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Hi, Thanks very much saraf and Imberbe for your help. bondm UK


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