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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:06 pm

Thank you for the comments

Just after the Lions drink the Jackals decide it is safe to have a drink

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:27 pm

Thanks for the comments and views

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:36 pm

The ever present Jackal at Cubitje Quap tried everything without success

First Leopard crawl

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Then hide in the waterhole

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby jenand » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:26 pm

I though the jackals were hilarious with their birding antics. The guys at Kwang were especially impressive and took a huge running jump to launch themselves into the waterhole.

This guy got some nice air!

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby granjan » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:01 pm

Saw this one at Cubitje Quap recently. He'd obviously learned to be wary the hard way!
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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:12 am

Enrico, they were soooooo cute.

Saw them September 2012 just north of Montrose. And again in November. I could not believe how much they have grown!! Will post some photos of them in November now now.

last ones of them still small........

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:14 pm

And this is how they looked two months later............

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Just look at that pose!!! Real paparatzi lovers.......... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:18 pm

And this two bodied, one headed pup............ :hmz: :whistle:

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:32 pm

Wow ...superb images of the Cape foxes :clap: :clap:

Sleeping on duty....

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Bat-eared enjoy the rare rain water

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:09 pm

Thank you Lion queen and Hilda :dance: :dance:

Foxes playing....light not good but enjoy watching them :dance:

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:59 pm

Appreciate the comments

Cubitje Quap

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On patrol

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:17 pm

Thanks for the comments

a Rat for breakfast

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The game

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Red Dune » Wed May 01, 2013 11:11 am

This is surely a scenario that few people have experienced . . . we we're having supper one evening arround a burnt out fire at a freezing Nossob a number of year ago when lamb chop bone fell from Susan's plate into the sand. . . . one of the three or four jackal, that were lying some meters away watching our every movement, made his move and came slowly creaping up to the bone in the sand . . . the last half-a-meter was a quick dask and grab . . . and I was very lucky to get such a clear shot with the flash.

Luckily these 'intruders' (near pests !) have been stopped by electric fences arround the camp subsequently . . . this pic is from our website http://www.reddune.info/

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Nossob : 6 days from 5th March 2015
Namibia : on a sheep-farm in Nambia for 2 nights (14kms out)
Mata Mata : back to Mata Mata for 4 days from 15th March 2015



. . . with the red sand in my shoes . . I'll always return

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Re: Jackals and foxes of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Wed May 08, 2013 5:34 pm

Great moment captured Red Dune!!! :clap: :clap:

Few more Jackals poses ...

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